Nightfighter: Radar Intercept Killer

Nightfighter: Radar Intercept Killer

by Mark Magruder
     
 

The true story of a legendary aviation commander. This biography of an American hero explores the intricacies of nightfighting during World War II and the specialized training involved. After a three-month crash course, Marion Milton Magruder, USMC, went on to lead the top scoring nightfighter squadron in the Pacific Theatre. Drawing upon primary sources, the

Overview

The true story of a legendary aviation commander. This biography of an American hero explores the intricacies of nightfighting during World War II and the specialized training involved. After a three-month crash course, Marion Milton Magruder, USMC, went on to lead the top scoring nightfighter squadron in the Pacific Theatre. Drawing upon primary sources, the author accurately captures the combat stories of Black Mac Magruder and his fellow nightfighters in breathtaking detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455615315
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/07/2012
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

MARK A. MAGRUDER, the son of Col. Marion Milton Magruder, USMC, grew up listening to war stories in his father's exotic postings around the world. As an owner/operator in the McDonald's franchise, he devised several national marketing programs and was a pioneer of the electronic headset concept used throughout the fast food industry. With a wide range of talents, Magruder has been quite successful working with art, writing, professional speaking, and in the film and music industries.

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