WLRN Documentaries

The Secret Weapon That Won WWII

Special | 56m 50s

Discover how a small Florida town called Boca Raton was the site of a top-secret military project during World War II. Thousands of airmen were tasked with learning the ins and outs of an emerging technology known as airborne radar. See how this tiny device turned the tide of World War II for Allied forces.

Aired: 05/02/19

Expires: 11/05/22

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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