OT: Archiving data/video/movies/photos/oral history

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Tue Jun 6 12:26:49 2000

On Tue, 6 Jun 2000, Dwight Elvey wrote:

> Actually the thing that made allied radar better than
> German during the war wasn't so much the magnetron,
> that as mentioned had been copied. It was the rotating
> beam on the screen. I don't know why they didn't have this,
> only that it did make a large difference in how effective
> the radar was.

There was a great documentary on The History Channel a few nights ago
about the role radar played in WWII, and made a compelling case that it is
the one thing that won the war.

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