Night Flyer/Mosquito Pathfinder

Night Operations in World War II


Book Description

  • Two gripping memoirs by British night-fighter crewmen
  • Action-adventure tales of aerial combat aboard Beaufighter and Mosquito aircraft
  • Accounts of Pathfinders who flew ahead of bomber formations and marked targets deep inside German territory
  • How new technologies like airborne radar, one of World War II's best-kept secrets, were used
  • How night-fighters helped save British cities from destruction

About Brandon, Lewis

Lewis Brandon was a navigator and squadron leader with the Royal Air Force in World War II, earning the Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying Cross for his actions. Albert Smith joined the RAF at sixteen and completed 90 missions in Wellingtons and Mosquitos.