1935 Meccano ‘Dam Busters’ Computer Restored

A 1935 analogue computer, built at Cambridge University and used to help plan the Dam Busters attacks on the Ruhr hydro dams in World War II, has been restored and put on display at Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology. The computer came to New Zealand around 1950 and was used, ironically, to build hydro dams there — and to calculate rabbit population numbers — via Slashdot

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