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Battle of Britain

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  • proper n. A series of air engagements between the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the German Luftwaffe during World War II for air superiority over the United Kingdom prior to any German invasion of the islands.

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Examples

  • In the Battle of Britain, the Auxiliary Air Force and the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves provided a huge number of pilots to fight off German raids.

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  • For example, Germany lost the Battle of Britain and couldn't even defeat Russia in WW II, so what makes you think it would have conquered Europe?

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  • Sir Henry Tizard was president of Magdalen College, Oxford, a scientist as well as a public servant, and a true patriot, who may be said without exaggeration to have helped save his country and civilization: without his work in ensuring that radar was installed around the coastline by 1940, the Battle of Britain might have been lost.

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  • What General Weygand has called the Battle of France is over: the Battle of Britain is about to begin.

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  • But while the Battle of Britain is long over, the world is still teeming with skirmishes, underlined by last year's increase in defense spending by both the U.S. and U.K. The consequence for London-based BAE has been a 16% hike in operating profits to $1.57 billion.

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  • But while the Battle of Britain is long over, the world is still teeming with skirmishes, underlined by last year's increase in defense spending by both the U.S. and the U.K. The consequence for London-based BAE has been a 16% hike in operating profits to $1.57 billion.

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  • The book lays out in excellent detail some things which are usually passed over in other histories mainly Churchill's time as PM between the fall of France and the Battle of Britain.

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  • The Battle of Britain will take its place as another of your deathless traditions.

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  • By that time the Battle of Britain was well under way.

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  • The strategic deployment of the Luftwaffe in northern France and the Low Countries — the establishment of airfields, the concentration of air formations on them, and arrangements for the supply of these bases — had already been accomplished by the middle of July for the Battle of Britain.

    Operation Sea Lion

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