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Free download  Cover of Darkness: The Memoir of a World War Two Night-Fighter (Memoirs from World War Two) ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ó ✯ [PDF] ❤ Cover of Darkness: The Memoir of a World War Two Night-Fighter (Memoirs from WoFog friendly of Darkness The PDFEPUB #235 fire disorientation a Messerschmitt surprising you from behind night flying was a terrifying experience even for skilled pilots and Chisholm provides vivid insight into the hopes and fears of these men as they endeavoured to do their best in difficult conditionsCover of Darkness records in fascinating detail how night of Darkness The Memoir of ePUB #202 fighting progressed through the course of the war initially through the use of radar and later when Chisholm served in Group Bomber Command developing radio counter measures and organising fighter support for the bomb. The words under stated and self effacing have been used to describe the style of this book and I fully agreeThe author was trained as a reserve pilot on day fighter biplanes some years before the start of the war After several years in the oil industry in Iran he returns to join the RAF at the outbreak of war Clearly the learning curve to becoming a successful night fighter pilot was a steep one given initially a fairly inadeuate aircraft the Blenheim and an almost non existent night air defence systemAs a former RAF pilot I think that only a gifted few do not struggle at some time in the training system and his description of his self doubt rang true and brought back memories As the aircraft and the supporting system improved he rose within it and given the modest tone of his writing I bet he was a good boss to work forOnly in the postscript written by his son do you learn that in 6 years RAF service he had reached the one star rank of Air Commodore and was a highly decorated deputy commander of 100 Group whose task was electronic counter measures in support of the bomber offensive

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A pilots captivating autobiography that traces Darkness The ePUB #10003 the development of night flying from the early days of the Battle of Britain to the final triumph over Germany Perfect for fans of Geoffrey Wellum Eric Brown and Norman HansonWhat was it like to soar through the night sky fighting enemy Cover of MOBI #190 aircraft in the Second World WarAfter completing intensive training Roderick Chisholm was thrust into the height of the Blitz to protect his country in the black of night Guided by rudimentary radar he along with his fellow pilots of Suadron developed the art of night fighter operations. This book was like listening to a very good conversationalist he was modest extremely informative and someone who you'd be lucky to have as a friend Being one of those he fought for I might add how very lucky we had many young men like him As they say 'cometh the hour cometh the man' It probably deserves 5 stars

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Cover of Darkness The Memoir of a World War Two Night Fighter Memoirs from World War TwoErs raiding Germany by nightThe very real merit of this book lies not so much in its most interesting account of night fighting and night bombing during Hitlers war as in its careful and impressive analysis of a pilots mental reactions when flying at night on operations convincing and moving Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip JoubertThis of Darkness The Memoir of ePUB #202 story continually impresses and satisfies Chisholm can admirably describe to the layman with intelligence and without heartiness what his work is about and what it meant to him A most intelligent and articulate book charming and modest H E Bates. A well written memoir of a World War 2 pilot from his early life until his demob It demonstrates how you could start off being just an ordinary pilot with average skills to becoming an Air Commodore by the wars end Great read and would recommend to anyone interested in World War 2 history