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The Battle of Britain experience

Author: R J Overy
Publisher: London : Carlton, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the fall of France, Great Britain was Hitler's last remaining stepping-stone to European domination. In July Hitler told his commanders to prepare for the invasion of England. To do this they  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bildband
Quelle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R J Overy
ISBN: 9781847325310 1847325319
OCLC Number: 501399394
Notes: In slip case.
Description: 64 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 x 32 cm
Contents: The First Battle of Britain 1917-18; Air Defence in the 1930s; Fighter Command, 1940; The Luftwaffe, 1940; Dowding versus Goering; Hitler turns to Britain, July 1940; The Battle begins, July-August 1940; The Hurricane and the Spitfire; The Radar Chain; Adlertag, 13 August 1940; The Attack on the RAF August 1940; Lympne, 13 August 1940; Biggin Hill, 30 August 1940; Americans in Fighter Command; The Other Battle: German attacks from Norway; Churchill and the 'Few'; The Pilots; The Commanders: Park, Sperrle, Stumpff, Kesselring; Invasion alert, September 1940; The Bombing of London, 7 September 1940; Battle of Britain Day, 15 September 1940; Reporting the Battle; Defeat of Daylight Bombing; Big Wings September - October 1940; Sealion postponed, September 1940; The Night Blitz, 1940-1941; The Losses; Remembering the Battle.
Responsibility: Richard Overy.

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