417th Night Fighters
site for the purpose of preserving the History of WWII Night
Fighters in digital format. Although
the 417th NFS is in the website name it will include all US
Squadrons of WWII information. The history of the 417th NFS and
418th NFS are in the website as well as hundreds of pictures, videos
stories told at the 2007 NF reunion held at MAAM in Reading, PA.
Resource Group -Chuck Gardner's excellent photos.
M. Tigner- Earl flew P-61's in the Pacific - much information here
Wrecks - Justin Taylin's excellent coverage of the
restoration - features interview with Gene Strine.
Black Widow - comprehensive history of P-61 variants from
Joe Baugher's Encyclopedia of American Military Aircraft
Oliver's P-61 site - lots of resources, including detailed
history, units, modeling specs, links and more
Warbird Video Drive-In - streaming the whole warbird checkout
videos, plus tech drawings etc.
Smithsonian's Widow - photos of the "C" at the Paul
Online Museum - a bit of MAAM's aircraft
Fighter! - a first-hand account of the life and
times of a P-61 radar observer in the China-Burma-India theater,
2nd Lt. James R. Smith.
- Northrop P-61
Black Widow - the P-61 page of the Kunnel' Korner.
NFS - some great Black Widow nose art in wartime photoS.
Skylighters and the Night Fighters - An extensive collection
of P-61 photos and information.
- Earl M. Tigner Interview -
great piece about a P-61 pilot of the 549th NFS, 7th AF,
based on Iwo Jima.
List.com P-61 page - A collection of P-61 pictures and
Fighter Squadron Blog - about the NFS that served in Algeria,
Sardinia, Corsica, and Italy.
Hermkens Scale Model Planes -featuring, among others, a
fantastic 10' wingspan P-61 RC plane.
Southfield Greenberg's Blog honoring her father, Logan Charles
Southfield, the WWII pilot of MAAM's P-61.
the P-61 Recovery and Restoration Team
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