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 Lieutenant) February 08, 2017

When the Luftwaffe entered World War 2, its nightfighter force was virtually nonexistent thanks to its leader, Reichmarschall Hermann Göring, who boasted that bombs would never fall on Germany. 

By mid-1940 his folly was evident; the first night fighter wing was hastily formed with Bf...read more

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The Bristol Beaufighter was one of the first and most successful night fighters of the RAF. Unconfirmed WWII legend states that Japanese soldiers referred to the Bristol Beaufighter as "Whispering Death". At the end of 1940 in a dark colour scheme, Beaufighters were much...read more

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