The OHRU has
a substantial collection of oral histories relating to defence electronics
which are being transcribed and catalogued.
to visit a presentation on the history of radar created by the Talking
about Technology project, which contains extracts from interviews
with those who worked at TRE during WWII.
With these accounts,
it is our aim to record how the development of these technologies came
about from the point of view of those directly involved in their conception.
Wireless Set No.10
on the image to view the presentation
Wireless Set No.10 was the first radio unit to offer multi-channel
communication, and came into service after the D-Day landings of
June 1944. By providing a mobile and secure form of contact between
battlefield commanders and their operational headquarters the WS10
was an essential contributor to the successful advance of the Allies
across Northern Europe . Click on the image to enter this area and
presentation has been created by James Cambrook in fulfilment of
coursework requirements for Level I, BSc History, Philosophy and
Social Studies of Science, University College London).
History of Defence Electronics
Use the links
below to view other transcribed contributions to the history of defence
Collingwood Virtual Museum
This site was
created by Peter Davis in 2000 as part of his Personal Research Project
for BSc Heritage Conservation. Click
here to take a short journey through some of the exhibits at HMS Collingwood
Can you contribute
to this archive? Click here
to send us your memories.