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Night fighter ace

by Tony Spooner

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Braham, J. R. D. 1920-,
    • Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
    • Fighter pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementTony Spooner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD786 .S75 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL424480M
      ISBN 100750916214
      LC Control Number98130031

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Night fighter ace by Tony Spooner Download PDF EPUB FB2

A very well written and interesting book. It follows the career of the WW2 night fighter ace and his AG/Nav dureing the early days of night fighter installation of the tactics then use of radar. There are no heroics or boys own descriptions of the fighting but descriptive accounts of their actions and it makes for very interesting reading/5(38).

By the end ofthe night fighter force controlled some fighters and had destroyed 1, RAF bombers in that year alone. Complete with first-hand accounts and detailed Night fighter ace book illustrations, this book profiles the many variations of night fighters, and the men who made ace flying them.

Read more Read less click to open popover/5(11). The book is the recollections of C.F. 'Jimmy' Rawnsley who found himself as gunner, navigator and then radar operator for John Cunningham as part of an RAF night fighter crew. Cunningham is rather more well know Night fighter ace book 'Cat's Eyes' Cunningham, the famous night fighter 'ace' who according to the myth of the day, had an uncanny ability to see in the dark/5.

A 'cockpit account' of the fight against the Luftwaffe, the author gives us a glimpse into the world of the night fighter.

Wing Commander Braham rose to become a deadly fighter ace in the R.A.F. while somehow maintaining a sense of balance during the deadly conflict.

Messer rated /5. The story of Joe Singleton, a Mosquito night fighter pilot in World War II, who shot down three German Junkers planes over Hull in Joe Singleton was an unlikely hero.

A junior manager at a paints and varnish company at the outbreak of war, he was surprised to discover he had a hidden talent for flying/5. A very well written and interesting book. It follows the career of the WW2 night fighter ace and his AG/Nav dureing the early days of night fighter installation of the tactics then use of radar.

There are no heroics or boys own descriptions of the fighting but descriptive accounts of their actions and it makes for very interesting reading/5(36). A very well written and interesting book.

It follows the career of the WW2 night fighter ace and his AG/Nav dureing the early days of night fighter installation of the tactics then use of radar. There are no heroics or boys own descriptions of the fighting but descriptive accounts of their actions and it makes for very interesting s: Nightfighter Ace is based on the popular, action-packed Hunters game system by Gregory M.

Smith with a strong narrative around the pilot as you look to increase your prestige, earn skills, and rise in rank through promotion and receive awards/10(). Impressively informed and informative "Three in Thirteen: The Story of a Mosquito Night Fighter Ace" is an extraordinary and highly recommended addition to both community and academic library World War II Military History collections.

Midwest Book ReviewBrand: Casemate Publishers (Ignition). A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat.

German day and night fighter pilots claimed roug aerial victories during World War II, 25, over British or American over Soviet flown aircraft. German fighter pilots shot down more than enemy aircraft for a total of roug aerial victories.

Peter Hinchliffe has written a fine book about a German ace of World War II who has not received as much recognition as others from his time such as Hartmann, Marseille, Galland, Nowotny, or Rudel. That ace is Heinz Schnaufer, the top-scoring German night-fighter ace of /5(15).

A night fighter (also known as all-weather fighter or all-weather interceptor for a period of time after World War II) is a fighter aircraft adapted for use at night or in other times of bad visibility. Night fighters began to be used in World War I and included types that were specifically modified to operate at night.

During World War II, night fighters were either purpose-built night. “Bruce Porter’s book, Ace!, tells of our flying Wildcats together before Pearl Harbor, about his Corsair victories in the Solomon Islands, and his splendid night flying from Okinawa.

I highly recommend Ace!” ———LtCol Ken Walsh, Marine Medal of Honor recipient more/5. Buy Three in Thirteen: A Mosquito Night Fighter Pilot in WWII: The Story of a Mosquito Night Fighter Ace by Roger Dunsford, Geoff Coughlin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). This is a list of World War II flying r aces in World War II had tremendously varying kill scores, affected as they were by many factors: the pilot's skill level, the performance of the airplane he flew and those he flew against, how long he served, his opportunity to meet the enemy in the air (Allied to Axis disproportion), whether he was the formation's leader or a wingman, the.

[] INTRODUCTION Nightfighter Ace: Air Defense Over Germany, is a solitaire game which places the player in command of a German nightfighter in the middle of World War II.

Each turn. John Randall Daniel "Bob" Braham, DSO & Two Bars, DFC & Two Bars, AFC, CD (6 April – 7 February ) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) night fighter pilot and fighter ace during the Second World War. Braham was born in April Upon leaving school as a teenager he worked for his local constabulary as a : 6 AprilHolcombe, Somerset, England.

The Halifax, the night fighter ace, and the crew that got away. It was shot down by a Luftwaffe night fighter over Belgium early on 13 May after bombing the railway yards at Hasselt - one of some 15 attacks on the same target in less than two months, as the Allies attempted to degrade the transport infrastructure in German-occupied.

While GMT’s fine Night Fighter game puts in you in the sky flying from 1 to 5 night fighters for Germany, Japan, America and the UK, Night Fighter Ace puts you in the cockpit of one fighter as you try and survive the war.

It’s this intimacy which really draws the player in. Gunther Rall ( vics), Hermann Greiner (46 night vics), Wolfgang Falck (Father of the Night Fighters), Viktor Petermann (64 vics).

All signatures are next to their photos in the book. $; Stars & Bars - Frank Olynyk - Tribute to the American Fighter Ace Best reference book ever on American aces. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.ACE!

A Marine Night-Fighter Pilot in World War II. Colonel R. Bruce Porter, with Eric Hammel VG/VG. Hardcover with dust jacket. SIGNED BY MARINE CORPS ACES R. BRUCE PORTER, MARION E. CARL AND JAMES SWETT. (Pacifica Press, ). Photographs, pages.Night Fighter Ace by Tony Spooner Be the first to review this item This is the exciting story of the RAF's most decorated nightfighter ace, Bob Braham, who became .