How Britain's Failed Attempt to Develop a 'Death Ray' Changed the Course of World War II

In the early 1930s, Great Britain found itself in a rather precarious position. Military theorists were predicting, quite correctly, that the next war would be dominated by air power, and the ominous threat of aerial bombardment. With Nazi Germany on the rise, the Brits suddenly felt very vulnerable. To address the… »8/20/12 2:01pm8/20/12 2:01pm