The day fighters having saved Britain from invasion, it fell to the night fighters to save her cities from destruction. How they solved the problem is the story of this book. Both authors of Night Fighter served with John Cunningham the greatest night fighter of the war.
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||Cecil Frederick ’ Jimmy ’ Rawnsley and Robert Wright
It is a story not only of human ingenuity but of gallantry and adventure as the little black box became perfected and changed the tactics of interception. It is a story of epic aerial battles by night, fought out over land and sea, told with brilliance often with beauty and lit with an irresistible humour. In 1944, John Cunningham became Group Captain Night Operations at the headquarters of N° 11 Group, the most important in the air defense of Britain. Author of Night FighterFlight Lieutenant Cecil Frederick ’Jimmy’ Rawnsley DSO, DFC, DFM & Bar (16 March 1904 – 12 February 1965) was a Royal Air Force night fighter observer radar operator and gunner during the Second World War. Robert Wright was a writer for radio and films. He joined the RAF, the 604 Squadron en 1941 as a radar navigator.