Most Secret War

Most Secret War

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Reginald Jones was nothing less than a genius. And his appointment to the Intelligence Section of Britain's Air Ministry in 1939 led to some of the most astonishing scientific and technological breakthroughs of the Second World War. In Most Secret War he details how Britain stealthily stole the war from under the Germans' noses by outsmarting their intelligence at every turn. He tells of the 'battle of the beams'; detecting and defeating flying bombs; using chaff to confuse radar; and many other ingenious ideas and devices. Jones was the man with the plan to save Britain and his story makes for riveting reading.In the new system they left the old modulation frequency on the transmission, so that we could continue to hear and jam it, but ... If we failed to spot that, they could filter out our jamming and use the supersonic modulation to work a directional ... The one condition that I laid down was that the supersonic jammers should not be switched on until after 80 Wing had ... The Wing scrupulously obeyed my instructions, but we were puzzled to find that when the Baedeker raids started the 80anbsp;...

Title:Most Secret War
Author:R.V. Jones
Publisher:Penguin UK - 2009-08-06


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