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Why didn’t the British radios work?

in What you didn't know about the Battle of Arnhem
A British radio jeep, equipped with a Wireless 22 radio set.

Immediately after the landings at Wolfheze, the British troops were confronted with a problem that they had to deal with for days: poor communication via the radios. Two things are often mentioned as the main reason for the poorly functioning radios: the radios were equipped with the wrong crystals and the wooded area of ​​Arnhem…

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