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History of the 418th Night Fighter Squadron

History of the 418th Night Fighter Squadron

from New Guinea to Japan in World War II : activated, 1 April 1943, deactivated, 20 February 1947

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Published by S.E. Logan Books in Santa Fe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Pacific Area.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army Air Forces. Night Fighter Squadron, 418th -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 148).

      Statementeditors, Stanley E. Logan, David O. and Millie Sullivan.
      ContributionsLogan, Stanley E., Sullivan, David O., Sullivan, Millie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD790 .H567 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination151 p. :
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3958514M
      LC Control Number2001094337

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      The th NFS also produced the only AAF night fighter aces in the Pacific, a pilot-radar operator team. Historian Warren Thompson wrote that "it is widely believed" that the last enemy aircraft destroyed in combat before the Japanese surrender was downed by a PB-2 named "Lady in the Dark" (s/n ) of the th NFS. Wwii Unit History Usaaf th Bomb Squadron,90th Bgroup, 5th Af, Black Pirates Wwii th - $ Wwii th Night Fighter Squadron Photographs Of Bomb Fire

      The first night fighter squadron that used its P in combat was based at Henderson Field to intercept high-flying Japanese night raiders. The th and st Night Fighter Squadrons flew Ps in New Guinea for a brief er: Ed Heinemann. In , after one year in college, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served as a fighter-bomber pilot. He flew more than missions in the Pacific for the th Night Fighter Squadron, and between missions he studied literature in base libraries. After World War II .


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Published by S.E. Logan Books in Santa Fe. Written in EnglishPages:   History of the th Night Fighter Squadron: Bob Smith. An Informal History of the th Night Fighter Squadron by Anthony Pieper. An Unofficial History of the th Night Fighter Squadron by Frederic O.

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