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Battle of Britain was an air battle begun weeks after the surrender of
The Illustrated London News published this pictorial introduction to Nazi bombing on 27 July 1940, just weeks after the campaign began. At this point in the war the Luftwaffe operations were delegated to coastal installations and aircraft industries.
The terror bombing
against citizens in cities—which was an idea not born here but rather 20 odd
years before—wouldn’t begin for some months.
In the meantime, and at this early part of the campaign against
By the summer of 1941 the campaign was largely over, the Nazi effort doomed.
2. The plan ‘Directive No. 16; On the Preparation of a Landing Operation
“Included in these preparations is the bringing about of those preconditions
which make a landing in
“a) The English air force must have been beaten down to such an extent morally and in fact that it can no longer muster any power of attack worth mentioning against the German crossing…”