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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GUNSTON, BILL. FOREWORD BY JOHN CUNNINGHAM. Title: Night Fighters: A Development & Combat History.
Description: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1976, first edition.. 192 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0850592364 B&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. "The thrilling story of night fighters and night fighter operations from World War 1 to the present day, has never before been told. Thi s dramatic book, which will appeal to the interested layman as well as the serious aviation historian, relates the problems underlying the development of effective airborne radars; of specialised night fighting aircraft such as the famous Mosqui t o a nd Ju 88; of night fighting tactics and of specialised weapons. Although technically detailed, it is also a vivid narrative which really puts the reader 'into the cockpit' and conveys all the confusion and downright terror of aerial combat i n th e d ark." Faint foxing on top of text block, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge browning. Very Good/Very Good.
Keywords: World War I, Ii, First, Second, Royal Air Force, Raf, Biplanes, Beaufighter, Mosquito, Black Widow, Me 110, Ju 86, 262, Schrage Musik, Radar, Infra-Red Guided Missiles, H2s, Oboe, Pilots, Vickers, Hughes Aim-54, Phoenix, Grumman Tomcat, F-14.
Price: US$ 15.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 25000
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