The Battle of Britain / Jon Lake.
By: Lake, Jon.Material type: BookPublisher: Leicester : Silverdale, 2000Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color), col. maps, portraits (some col.) ; 31 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1856055353 :.Subject(s): Germany. Royal Air Force -- History | Great Britain -- History | Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940DDC classification: 940.54211
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
In the summer of 1940, the most important battle in the history of air warfare was fought be tween the British Royal Air Force and the German Luftwaffe in the skies over southern Britain. This book examines the strength of both sides on the eve of the battle, and its wider strategic implications for the outcome of the World War II.
Includes index. -Traces the events that led to the attempted German invasion of Great Britain in 1940 describing the prolonged bombing of London by the Luftwaffe, the tactical errors made by the Germans, and how the outcome of the battle affected the course of the war.
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