All About History Book of The Battle of Britain Richard Overy

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Published: 2015

147 pages


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All About History Book of The Battle of Britain  by  Richard Overy

All About History Book of The Battle of Britain by Richard Overy
2015 | | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 147 pages | ISBN: | 4.64 Mb

Few campaigns within either of the world wars are as well-known and remembered as the Battle of Britain. In this special 75th anniversary edition, you’ll find incredible images of the battle’s people and planes, its devastating effects, and in-depthMoreFew campaigns within either of the world wars are as well-known and remembered as the Battle of Britain. In this special 75th anniversary edition, you’ll find incredible images of the battle’s people and planes, its devastating effects, and in-depth information about key moments.

You’ll also find fascinating insights into how people experienced the war, with facsimiles of documents including letters sent home to loved ones, instructional pamphlets used by pilots, and morale reports. Discover the battle through the eyes of those who saw it, and honour the sacrifices made three-quarters of a century ago.Forgotten heroes- Meet 10 of the heroes that made the Battle of Britain happenSpitfire SM520- Take a look inside the aircraft that helped train the pilots of the futureThe battle in depth- From the battles beginnings to the legacy it left behindAmazing documents- From pilots log books and morale reports to hand-written lettersAlso inside...- The first Battle of Britain- Air defence between the wars- Fighter Command- The Luftwaffe- Dowding versus Goering- Hitler turns to Britain- The Battle Begins- The Hurricane and the Spitfire- Detecting the enemy- Adlertag- The assault on Fighter Command- Women in the Battle of Britain- Biggin Hill- The other battle- Churchill and the few- The pilots- The commanders- Americans in Fighter Command- Allies in Fighter Command- The bombing of London- Battle of Britain Day- Defeat of the day bombers- Big Wings- Sealion postponed- End of the battle- The night Blitz- The costs of the battle- Remembering the battle



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