Turret equipped fighters became operational with the Royal Air Force during WW2 as the result of the British Government s ongoing concern about German aerial attacks on the United Kingdom during World War One. The possibility of enemy bombers, and not just German ones, once again flying over the country and dropping their deadly load on British soil had troubled them ever since. In the 1930s a fighter fitted with a gun turret was considered to be an effective way of attacking bombers and would be a feasible alternative to ...

Boulton Paul Defiant, Part 1 2009, Philedition

ISBN-13: 9782953254433

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