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Night Fighter Ace [Paperback]

Tony Spooner
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11 Sep 2003
Bob Branham, the subject of this biography, was the most highly decorated RAF fighter pilot of World War II, being awarded three DSOs and three DFCs. From 1940 through to 1944, flying Beaufighters and then Mosquitoes, he became one of the highest scoring fighter aces with 22 night victories.


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  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press; New edition edition (11 Sep 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0750934735
  • ISBN-13: 978-0750934732
  • Product Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 774,999 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Squadron Leader Tony Spooner, DSO,DFC was an RAF pilot who flew two operational tours with Coastal Command in the Battle of the Atlantic.During the war he also commanded the RAF Special Duties Flight in Malta. He died in 2002.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Paperback Night Fighter Ace 26 Mar 2010
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Post war Ex RAF Nav/Rad myself - this book is obviously of great historical interest to myself. The book was S/H in good condition and sent immediately.
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The Full Monty warts and all - a team effort right from a very shaky beginning to becoming a first rate class act very absorbing and revealing.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A good introduction to night fighters 28 Feb 2012
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There are very few decent books concerning night fighters of WWII. Those that exist tend to be very expensive. I thought this book was excellent. Whilst concentrating on the flying career of Bob Braham, there is enough technical information in there to appreciate why certain things were done in the development of aircraft and tactics.

This book covers a subject rarely touched upon. You will find dozens of books on 'The battle of Britain', but little on night fighting over Europe. In reading this book, you will also find out the story of a little-known fighter ace. Highly recommended.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very satisfied 9 Mar 2014
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This used book was in very good condition with no damage. There were several pages where a previous reader had made notes or underlined some text in blue ink. But that didn't bother me. The book was well researched and informative on one of my favorite subjects - war bird pilots. However, the author was prone to redundancy and frequently repeated himself which was distracting. This hard to find book has been on my list-to-read for years. I was happy to find a good used copy at a reasonable price.
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