At the meeting of the LRS on Wed 14th Nov 2018 Prof Joe McGeough talked about 'Why Churchill Waged R.V. Jones' "Most Secret War".

During his darkest hours Prime Minister Winston Churchill turned to a young scientist, R V Jones, still in his twenties, to explain how enemy bombers were able to carry out precision bombing over Britain at night even when the skies were covered in clouds, and to find a solution. Using information from Bletchley Park and the Enigma machine there Jones provided the answers. It was the start of a close working relationship between the elderly statesman and the young scientist. Later in the war Jones devised “ Window “ using Aluminium foil to confuse the enemy radar during the D Day landings.

 

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Joe last spoke to the LRS in January 2017, about the Williamson Amplifier. (Click for report).

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NEXT MEETING

 Wed 28th Nov 2018, Braid Hills Hotel

RSGB Convention Video Lectures, titles TBA

Presented by Brian Flynn GM8BJF

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