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Battle of Britain. “Battle of Britain” documentary clip. Battle of Britain. Winston Churchill = Prime Minister (PM) of Great Britain -May 1940 France surrendered to Germany -June 22, 1940. Battle of Britain. August-October 1940

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Battle of Britain


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“Battle of Britain”documentary clip


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Battle of Britain

  • Winston Churchill = Prime Minister (PM) of Great Britain

    -May 1940

  • France surrendered to Germany

    -June 22, 1940


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Battle of Britain

  • August-October 1940

    -Germany sent thousands of aircraft to attack British targets

  • Hitler’s plan = destroy Royal Air Force (RAF) to make it possible to invade

    -Germans failed


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Battle of Britain

  • British had new technology

    -radar

  • British air defenses = more effective than other countries’


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London Blitz

  • September 1940

    -German planes began bombing British ports & cities, including London

    -Hitler attacked civilians = tried to break the will to fight; demoralize

    -fires often worse than bombs


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London Blitz

  • 57 straight nights

  • people took shelter in the Underground (subway)

  • children evacuated to countryside/north


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Battle of Britain

  • bombing continued, but British refused to give in

  • early 1941

    -Hitler called off his plans to invade Britain


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“From Folkestone to Tintern: An Evacuee’s Story”


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