The Norden Bombsight

Ask an Expert Live

July 19, 2017 | 12:30pm
Presented Online

Few wartime technologies have provoked as much controversy as the Norden bombsight. Portrayed as highly effective at the time, subsequent historians have argued that it was never as secret nor as capable as claimed. In this Ask an Expert Live, find out the real story behind history’s most famed bombsight from Aeronautics curator Roger Connor.

Tune in via Twitter and get your questions ready!

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Every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. we go live with an Ask an Expert talk. We’ll select a different aviation or space topic each week, and a Museum staff member will discuss the history, stories, or personalities related to a specific artifact or exhibition in the Museum. Tune in on Facebook Live each week to join the talk and ask our experts questions.