Winning World War II: Important Allied Victories. Battle of Britain – (July – Oct. 1940). Battle of Britain – (July – Oct. 1940). Royal Air Force (RAF), the British air force fought day and night against the bombing raids of the Luftwaffe or German air force.
Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war. If we can stand up to him, all Europe may be free. . . . if the British Empire and its Commonwealth lasts for a thousand years, men will still say, “This was their finest hour!”
- Winston Churchill
German soldier inside a “pill box” looking for the impending invasion.
Another “pill box” or bunker. This one on Juno Beach. Most of these German defensive positions were not taken out by the Allied air attack in the weeks prior to the invasion
Flags of our Fathers / Letters From Iwo Jima MashUp