During World War Two, German night fighters shot down 5,833 RAF bombers which represent over half of the roughly 10,000 RAF bombers shot down by the Germans. While we think of fighter planes as operating during the day, specialized fighter planes on the German and Allied side flew only at night to shoot down enemy aircraft.
The Deadly German Night Fighters
About the Author: Charles McCain
Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/