War of the Boffins (1967)

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During the Second World War, there was a secret battle between scientists of both sides, a race to perfect bombing techniques and warning systems against bombing attacks. Radar was the key instrument in this battle, and it helped to change the offical attitute towards the 'boffins' who were engaged in its development.

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