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The Battle of Britain couldn't have been won without UK's homegrown tech innovations

Danny 2 Silver badge

Lets hear it for the girls

The schoolgirl who helped design the Spitfire

The Woman Whose Invention Helped Win a War — and Still Baffles Weathermen

My dad still hates the Germans, I had to ask a German girlfriend to claim she was Swiss. But it means I've been seeped in war documentaries. The tech invention I think had the greatest effect on the outcome was the proximity fuse.

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