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Britain 1940: The RAF fights a Desperate Battle against the Luftwaffe

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Britain's heroic RAF defeated Germany's Luftwaffe and saved England from a Nazi invasion in 1940. This volume allows the reader to experience this titanic air battle by focusing on the tactics, aircraft, equipment, uniforms, and the men and women behind the desparate fighting.

The confrontation between Britain's Royal Air Force and Germany's Luftwaffe was the first large scale success against Hitler's aggression, and it is one of the defining episodes in the long history of the British nation. Very inclusive account includes comparison of the Spitfire Mk.I vs Bf 109E, the bombing of London, Operation Sealion, Italian involvement, foreigners in the RAF and the nature and personalities of the opposing commanders. This volume allows the reader to experience the titanic battle as never before: tactics, aircraft, equipment, uniforms and the men and women who lived it.

Pages: 160
Size: 7.25 X 10 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: MMD-Squadron Signal
ISBN: 9780897475839
Product Code: SS583