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aldis lamp

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A patented hand-signaling lamp normally used by air traffic control for conveying signals to aircraft on ground and those coming in to land. The lamp has three colors—white, red, and green. The signals are conveyed by flashing either one or more colored lights.
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She established a relationship communicating in Morse by Aldis lamp across a four-mile stretch of sea with Mr Campbell, whose ship was anchored as part of a convoy waiting to take part in the D-Day Normandy landings.
Of their wartime chats by Aldis lamp, Jack, who was 20 at the time and who is now 77, said: 'I would go up to the bridge as there was nothing better to do and I would call over and talk to her for a while about anything, nothing in particular.
Londoner Alex Bateman, who is researching a book he is producing on the famous raid, has written to the Post seeking more detailed information about the crucial role the Aldis lamp played in this unique raid that successfully breached the dams flooding t he Ruhr Valley.