Battle of Britain, 1940s

From August till October 1940 lasted Hitler’s operation Sea Lion. This operation contained bombing of S England by the German Luftwaffe.

But the successful resistance of the RAF Fighter Command put an end to the German plan for invading Britain.

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A burning building in Sheffield which was raided recently. December 1941. New Times Paris Bureau Collection. (USIA) Exact Date Shot Unknown NARA FILE #: 306-NT-901C-7 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1005

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Scramble" is the command which sends these Royal Canadian Air Force pilots in Britain racing to their Hurricanes to battle the Nazis in the sky.

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