Christie's auction and other computer history events

From: Brad Parker <>
Date: Fri Feb 18 11:41:22 2005

William Donzelli wrote:
>> So are you saying the Germans did most of the radar work? If so then
>> it probably was a case of two groups both doing the work, since
>> obviously the knowledge wasn't being shared.
>No, not the German, but pretty much everybody. US, British, Germans,
>Russians, Swiss, Japanese...
>The British, however, get nearly all of the credit.

I thought Alfred Loomis and his gang in building 20 at MIT did most of the
heavy lifting on allied RADAR. Is that untrue?

As I recall they benefited greatly from a British magnetron design,
however (centimeter wavelength).

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