Military history

The Battle Of Britain: Myth and Reality

The Battle Of Britain: Myth and Reality

The extraordinary struggle between British and German air forces in 1940 was one of the pivotal events of the Second World War. How close did Britain really come to invasion during this time? What were Hitler and Churchill's motives? And what was the battle's real effect on the outcome of the war?

Chapter 1. THE SETTING

Chapter 2. THE ADVERSARIES

Chapter 3. THE BATTLE

Chapter 4. A VICTORY OF SORTS

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