Robert Watson-Watt (1892-1973)

Reading list

Further reading about Robert Watson-Watt:

  • 'Radar days', by E G Bowen. (Abingdon: Taylor Francis, 1998).
  • 'Robert Watson-Watt: pioneer of Radar', by the Watson-Watt Society of Brechin. (Brechin: Watson-Watt Society of Brechin, 2007).
  • 'Technical history of the beginnings of radar', by S S Swords. IEE History of technology series. (Stevenage: Institute of Engineering Technology (IET), 1986).
  • 'The fathers of radar', by J B McKinney. IEEE 'Aerospace and electronic systems magazine', vol.21, Issue 8, part 2, August 2006, p 7-14.
  • 'The radar man: the story of Sir Robert Watson-Watt', by John Rowland. (London: Lutterworth Press, 1963).
  • 'Three steps to victory: a personal account by radar's greatest pioneer', by Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt. (London: Odhams Press, 1958).
  • 'Through the weather house or the wind, the rain and six hundred miles above', by Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt. (London: Peter Davies, 1935).

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