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Night Fighter

3.88  ·  Rating Details  ·  24 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Once the day fighters had saved Britain from invasion, it fell to the night fighters to save her cities from destruction. At the beginning, interception by night proved virtually impossible, particularly, as the German bombers carried out their raids in cloudy weather. Soon, however, the navigator was presented with a mysterious little black box, which turned out to be the ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 12th 1999 by Crecy Publishing Ltd (first published 1957)
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Anthony Oliver
This is a delightfully poignant snapshot of a relatively unknown period of World War II written as a memoir some twelve years after the war's end. 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 as '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. R ...more
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Oct 21, 2014 Ethan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was definitely a different perspective on World War II. The author took part in the war as one of the first radar operators to make use of the technology in the skies, and he communicates both the triumphs and failures of the advent of that technology. Avid descriptions are given throughout this story of battle in the skies, and the tale continues to draw readers into it. One of the most amazing portions of the book though was looking at how friendships developed in and around the author th ...more
Louis Scheepers
Mar 21, 2015 Louis Scheepers rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: air-ww2
Excellent recordings of real History and human involvement. Truth is much more interesting than fiction. a Low rating on this book may be the result someone not really interesting in aviation history.
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