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By Robert Forczyk,Jim Laurier,Gareth Hector

ISBN-10: 1780963165

ISBN-13: 9781780963167

The RAF brought the Avro Lancaster in 1942 and used it to spearhead this aerial offensive. In reaction, the Luftwaffe created an elite nightfighter strength established essentially upon the Bf a hundred and ten. The Luftwaffe used to be fast to equip it with airborne radar that allowed it to intercept and wreck Lancasters over Germany. In flip, the RAF followed countermeasures similar to the Monica rearward-looking radar to alert Lancaster crews to the strategy of nightfighters. In may possibly 1943 the Luftwaffe all at once constructed a singular technical and tactical method of attacking RAF bombers. the hot tactic proved amazingly profitable, and British bombers should be attacked from lower than with out caution. For its half, the RAF didn't discover the hot German tactic for 6 the most important months, within which time its Lancaster bombers have been virtually defenceless by contrast new risk. In time, in spite of the fact that, the German benefit of shock used to be misplaced and the RAF constructed countermeasures to house the recent hazard. The duel among upgraded Bf 110s and Lancasters within the evening skies over Germany grew to become more and more ruled through state-of-the-art know-how, which might make certain the efficacy of strategic bombing.

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