German Night Fighters Versus Bomber Command 1943-1945 (Hardback)
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This new volume from Martin Bowman examines the closing years of the Second World War, as the tide turned against the German and Axis forces. It includes riveting first-hand accounts from German fighter pilots caught up in some of the most dramatic night time conflicts of the latter war years.
Viewing Bomber Command's operations through the eyes of the enemy, the reader is offered a fresh and intriguing perspective. Set in context by Bowman's historical narrative, these snippets of pilot testimony work to offer an authentic sense of the times at hand.
This book gives detailed accounts of some of the unforgiving meetings between the aircraft and crews of allied forces under Bomber Command and those of the Luftwaffe’s Nachtjagd during the latter years of WWII.KitsandBits blog - Mark Dale
Much of the information provided of these encounters and the bitter aerial battles that resulted is given first hand, as experienced by aircrews on both sides of the conflict.
This wealth of information depth, first hand testimony and operational details along with the profiles of many of those involved from both sides of the conflict provides the reader a great insight in to the units and people involved during this period of the war.
As featured inFliegerblatt, 2016 (no.5)
Bowman, a British World War II aviation historian and author, traces the final two years of World War II, from 1943-1945, focusing on aerial battles between German night fighters and Allied bomber crews and their night-time conflicts, including the roles of specific pilots.Protoview