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Today in World War II History—August 11, 1941

A Gee navigation receiver in a Handley Page Halifax bomber of No.462 Squadron RAAF, Foulsham, England, April 1945 (Australian War Memorial: P01523.009)

A Gee navigation receiver in a Handley Page Halifax bomber of No.462 Squadron RAAF, Foulsham, England, April 1945 (Australian War Memorial: P01523.009)

80 Years Ago—Aug. 11, 1941: At Atlantic Conference in Newfoundland, British and US military chiefs discuss war plans together for the first time.

RAF Wellingtons bomb Mönchen-Gladbach, Germany, in first trial of experimental Gee navigational radar.