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Today in World War II History—June 18, 1941

WAAF radar operator Denise Miley plotting aircraft on the CRT (cathode ray tube) of an RF7 Receiver in the Receiver Room at Bawdsey Chain Home Station (Imperial War Museum: CH 15332)

WAAF radar operator Denise Miley plotting aircraft on the CRT (cathode ray tube) of an RF7 Receiver in the Receiver Room at Bawdsey Chain Home Station (Imperial War Museum: CH 15332)

80 Years Ago—June 18, 1941: Germany and Turkey sign a non-aggression pact.

British press first reports the use of radiolocation equipment (later called radar) in the Battle of Britain.