SQUADRONS! No.24: The Douglas Boston & Havoc – Night Fighter

The Douglas Boston or Havoc is one major aircraft of WW2. Designed as a light bomber, it proved to be very versatile and was used with success in various roles over all theatres of operations. In the RAF it served as a night fighter for defensive role since the beginning, first with conventional equipment, later using various devices like the land mines or a huge searchlight installed in the nose. This book tells how the Havoc was used between 1941 and 1943 in this role. 48 pages, over 30 photos and 4 colour profiles.

UPDATED November 2019


BJ461/VY-Y – 85 Sqn

BT465/HN-F – 93 Sqn

AH497/H – 1457 Flight

W8346/J – 1458 Flight

Available as a paperpack version with ISBN 979-1096490-20-2



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New PDF uploaded October 2023