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Secret War in Purbeck - cover Secret War in Purbeck
by:  Jonathan Penley & Dr Bill Penley CB CBE

Publisher: Purbeck Radar Museum Trust
Published July 2008, Revised Feb. 2009

38 pages (6 in colour).
Two formats: A4 and A5 (identical except size).
    A4 - 9.00
    A5 - 6.00

Availability: see publications page.

This booklet outlines the story of the top secret radar development which went on in Purbeck, Dorset, from 1940 to 1942 during World War II.  This  non-technical booklet features:
    Photographs of the people and radar sites - many previously unpublished (well over 100 pictures!),
    Biographic notes of the top scientists and their stunning achievements,
    Key innovations which tipped the balance of the war,
    Why Purbeck? - why the work came to Purbeck and why it moved away,
    The legacy of technology shaping future industries and research.

copyright Purbeck Radar Museum Trust 2013  |  www.purbeckradar.org.uk  |  version 8f - 9 May 2015

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