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Battles with the Nachtjagd--The Night Airwar Over Europe 1939-1945

Boiten, Theo E. W., and Martin W. Bowman

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ISBN 10: 0764325248 / ISBN 13: 9780764325243
Published by Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, 2006
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. Book and unclipped dust jacket are in fine, As New, gift-giving condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Book traces the history and strategic use of nighttime air attacks and bombardments used by both the Allied and Axis powers during World War II. Historic photos throughout. 4to. 348 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S. Bookseller Inventory # 86700

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Title: Battles with the Nachtjagd--The Night Airwar...

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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Battles of the Nachtjagd traces the parallel developments in RAF night-bombing and night-fighting in the Luftwaffe, from the pioneering efforts on both sides in this new form of airwar up to the climax of the strategic bombing offensive in 1945 and the simultaneous introduction of the Me 262 jet in the German night fighter army.

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Theo Boiten studied history at Groningen University in the Netherlands. He graduated in 1992, specialising in an overall history of the developments of the night air war over the Third Reich during the Second World War. Since graduating, he has worked in his spare time on his doctoral thesis at Leiden University, on the sea warfare in the North Sea during World War II. He currently works as a freelance historian and interviewer and has written five books: Blenheim Strike, Nachtjagd; The Night Fighter versus Bomber War over the Third Reich 1939-45; Raiders of the Reich: Air Battle Western Europe 1942-1945 (which he co-authored with Martin Bowman); Bristol Blenheim and Night Airwar. He lives in Almere, near Amsterdam.

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