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On the Radar free pdf The story of secret WW2 air force radar defence in NZ, based on the longest-running station, the Piha radar station. Sets the scene of a city under threat from Japanese attack, home defence, and the role of radar in detecting enemy planes or submarines. Quotes from memoirs and interviews with the men and women who manned radar and ran the nerve centre of the Filter Room. Traces the history of the site, which is visitable in the Waitakere Ranges, from Maori to settler history and use by the military. Also details world-famous radio astronomy discoveries from the site that are the foundations of the science. An untold story from NZ's most famous beach.

About Sandra Coney

Sandra Coney has written or edited over 14 books in women's history, health and New Zealand history. She is a councillor on Auckland Council, has a QSO for services to women's health and has been awarded a Qantas Award, a Beattie Award and the Jubilee Prize for journalism.

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Author : Sandra Coney
Publisher : Keyhole Press and Protect Piha Heritage
Data Published : 29 August 2013
ISBN : 047324599X
EAN : 9780473245993
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 206 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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