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David P Williams - Night Fighters: Hunters of the Reich - 9780752459615 - V9780752459615
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Night Fighters: Hunters of the Reich

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Description for Night Fighters: Hunters of the Reich Paperback. Tells the story of five German night fighter pilots: Wolfgang Flack (who founded the night fighter group), Hermann Greiner, Werner Hoffman, Peter Spoden and Paul Zorner. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 16. Weight in Grams: 576.

At the outbreak of war in September 1939 no one in the German High Command had envisaged a long and protracted campaign, for which reason the possibility of having to fight at night had not seriously been considered. However, the shortcomings in the Luftwaffe’s night-time defences became all too apparent when Bomber Command, having sustained appalling losses during the day, switched to night attacks. It was only as the bombing of the German homeland became politically embarrassing that serious consideration was given to remedying the problem. Over the next five and a half years, in the night skies of Europe, ... Read more

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The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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About David P Williams
DAVID P. WILLIAMS was born twenty-five years after the end of the Second World War. He developed an interest in the conflict early in life, particularly in the aerial battles between RAF and Luttewaffe. He began to study the subject more closely and as a result amassed a great deal of information and photographs relating to German night fighter pilots ... Read more

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