In World War two Frank Goodson was a night fighter pilot, flying his Hellcat off the Carrier the U.S.S. Enterprise, the most decorated ship in the war. With primitive radar and dimly lighted landing signals, night flying was the most dangerous job in flying.
It's difficult to say what was the most dangerous: fighting Japanese planes in the air, being guided by primitive radar, landing and taking off the ship in the nightime, or being on board ship during Kamikazi attacks. Frank Goodson made it through all of the above, although many of his friends didn't return home.
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