Battle Of Britain

The Battle of Britain (German: die Luftschlacht um England, literally "the air battle for England") was a military campaign of the Second World War when the Royal Air Force (RAF) defended the United Kingdom (UK) against the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) attacks from the end of June 1940. It is described as the first major campaign fought entirely by air forces. The British officially recognise its duration as from 10 July until 31 October 1940, which overlaps with the period of large-scale night attacks known as the Blitz, that lasted from 7 September 1940 to 11 May 1941 while German historians ...more

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Miles Watson
But that was the war for you. It was inconvenient, senseless, and it had placed Maurice Mickelwhite directly in the path of two thousand German bombers.
Miles Watson, The Numbers Game

Miles Watson
Bloke was a savage. On the pitch and in the sky. But his savagery wouldn't save him. He had flown too many missions and the numbers would catch up with him soon. They always did. ...more
Miles Watson, The Numbers Game

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