Type 62A GEE Mark II Indicator Unit

The British Royal Air Force and the U.S. Eighth Air Force relied extensively on the GEE hyperbolic system in their bombing campaigns over Europe, where it was essential in the overcast skies. Late in the war, GEE combined with a system of radar beacons (known as GEE-H) allowed the bomber crews to attack their targets without seeing them.

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Gee receivers like this one were used extensively in the Allied bombing campaigns over Europe during World War II.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Eric Long
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Gee receivers like this one were used extensively in the Allied bombing campaigns over Europe during World War II.