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No, you have to do some research.
The Germans were on another track with regard to radar, one that involved lobe switching and many of the other nuances we now associate with phased array radar. Dave has dug up a lot of verifiable information about this subject, and there were some impressive performance standards being met. I believe the Germans looked upon the magnetron is a means of improving miniaturization and general accuracy, but to say they were far behind Allied developments overstates the case. Rather, they were looking for a different means to an end. I hope Dave publishes his paper soon because he has a ton of good sources and lots of info that is certainly not widely known. But that is his baby...
It was only with the introduction of the magnetron and centimetric radars that Germany fell behind, never to recover, but even then they didn't stop trying.
That I meant - in 1944 the German radar were clearly inferior to USN radars. That was different in 1939. But in 1939 there was also no USS Baltimore.
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