Night Flyer/Mosquito Pathfinder: Night Operations in World War II

Night Flyer/Mosquito Pathfinder: Night Operations in World War II

by Lewis Brandon, Albert Smith, Ian Smith
     
 

• Two gripping memoirs by British night-fighter crewmen• Action-adventure tales of aerial combat aboard Beaufighter and Mosquito aircraft• Accounts of Pathfinders who flew ahead of bomber formations and marked targets deep inside German territory• How new technologies like airborne radar, one of World War II's best-kept secrets, were used• How…  See more details below

Overview

• Two gripping memoirs by British night-fighter crewmen• Action-adventure tales of aerial combat aboard Beaufighter and Mosquito aircraft• Accounts of Pathfinders who flew ahead of bomber formations and marked targets deep inside German territory• How new technologies like airborne radar, one of World War II's best-kept secrets, were used• How night-fighters helped save British cities from destruction

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811708692
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Lewis Brandon was a navigator and squadron leader with the Royal Air Force in World War II, earning the Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying Cross for his actions. Albert Smith joined the RAF at sixteen and completed 90 missions in Wellingtons and Mosquitos.

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