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Radar Development in Purbeck, Dorset - cover Radar Development in Purbeck, Dorset 1940 - 1942
Publisher: Purbeck Radar Museum Trust  2006

This brochure gives a brief but insightful outline of early radar development in the UK.  What started as one scientist's concern about air defence, ended up being key to the success of the UK and its allies in World War II.  There is a fold out map showing the radar development sites in Purbeck, Dorset from May 1940 - May 1942 with a narrative which summarises key activities at that time.  The brochure also includes photographs giving a snapshot of the radar sites and masts.  While only one building still stands today, the story and technological advances live on...

Publisher: Purbeck Radar Museum Trust  2006
Suitable for a younger audience: ~12 years or older.
A3 folded, double sided colour
Price:  50p
Availability: see publications page.

  
 

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