The Battle of Britain

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Introduction Having already conquered the rest of the European continent, Hitler hoped that England would accept German control of the continent and seek peace. This was not to be however. Beginning on July 1, 1940 Hitler authorized the beginning of a series of attacks aimed at destroying any resistance from the R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) and the Royal navy. These attacks were to pave the way for Operation Sea Lion, the invasion of England, but …

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