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Aircraft of the Aces #65: Beaufighter Aces of World War 2

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Entering service at the end of the Battle of Britain, the pugnacious Bristol Beaufighter was deployed in numbers by Fighter Command just in time for the start of the Luftwaffes night ‘Blitz on Britain. Flown by specialised nightfighter squadrons - several of them elite pre-war Auxiliary Air Force units - it was the first nightfighter to be equipped with an airborne radar as standard. Thus equipped, it combined the ability to ‘see the enemy at night with the devastating hitting power of four cannon and six machine guns. This book covers the exploits of the men who made ace in the Beaufighter and includes stunning original artwork together with first hand accounts of the action.

About the Author

Andrew Thomas is one of Britain's pre-eminent RAF researchers, having published numerous squadron histories. He is presently a serving officer in the RAF.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841768465
Author:
Weal, John
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Weal, John
Author:
Weal, John
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Osprey Aircraft of the Aces
Series Volume:
65
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.96x7.22x.26 in. .68 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Military » Aviation History
History and Social Science » Military » World War II » General
Transportation » Aviation » General

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