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    Canadian pilots supported the British, they had all the equipment the British needed, and they never retreated from the battle. Firstly, Canada had shown patriotism and care for the British army. The battle of Britain had represented the first commitment of the Royal…

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    when Hitler halted his troops on the “24 of May twenty miles outside Dunkirk” where a large group of allied forces had been surrounded. The reason for this halt being that Göring had promised Hitler that he could “bomb the enemy into submission”. Göring ultimately failed on his objective to destroy these allied forces for two reasons, one being that “bad weather frequently grounded the planes, [also] at this stage [the planes] did not fly at night”. There was, however, a more important…

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    include the Royal Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, and the Royal Marines, who fall into the Royal Navy branch. The Military size force is 176,810; each branch consists of 101,300 members of the Royal Army, 40,090 members of the Royal Air Force, 27,930 members of the Royal Navy, and 7,500 members of the Royal Marines. The English Military also has the Special Air Service or the SAS. The SAS is one of the most prestigious Special Forces groups with the hardest selection course in all…

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    support with equipment, such as tanks, small vehicles, air craft, weaponry and, munitions, not to mention men. The critical importance of air power is also dually noted and described in two separate phases, the initial and the evolution of air…

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    amputated from a horrific crash while test flying a plane. Even though he lost his legs, joined the war soon after the accident. Thats just shows how much he wanted to fight for his country. Most people would just be frustrated and give up on there amputation and live the rest of their life in guilt that they didn't do anything about it. Therefore Douglas as a perfect example of never losing hope, pure determination, not giving up, and always helping others when you can. Douglas Bader was born…

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    Bombing Of Dresden Essay

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    15th of February, 1949. The attack was done by Britain and the United States through the use of an aerial bombing. Within the four raids that the allies carried out, 3,900 tons of highly explosive bombs and incendiaries were dropped on the city by heavy bombers of the United States Army Air Forces and the British Royal Air Force. Dresden, Germany was the country’s seventh-largest city and the largest of the remaining un-bombed built areas. Since the bombing, there has been much debate over…

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    British Air Defence Essay

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    Air superiority during war is a make or break capability. To own the air not only with the use of a strong Air Force, but to rule it with a defensive posture. The anti-air capabilities of England during World War II set an example for what air defense can do and how effective it can be. The Battle of Britain was an air war that was conducted mostly over the skies of Britain and above the English Channel. The German Air Force, also known as the Luftwaffe, was conducting deep air raids into…

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    munitions, building ships, airplanes, in the auxiliary services as air-raid wardens, fire officers and evacuation officers, as drivers of fire engines, trains and trams, as conductors and as nurses. This was a bug step up for the women as oppose to the jobs they had in WW1. “The war gave a lot of people jobs. It led them to expect more than they had before. People 's expectations, financially, spiritually, were raised. There was such a beautiful dream. We were gonna reach the end of the…

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    Air Power Influence

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    Air power influenced each member of the Allies and Axis powers uniquely through the context in which they viewed the effects of air power in World War I (WWI), the development of theories and technology in the interwar years, and the geopolitical situation facing the nations at the outset of World War II (WWII). These situations and experiences created a perception of the capabilities of air power that drove the creation and employment of the nations’ air arm. In turn, each belligerents’…

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    coast and surround the surviving allied troops. When the British realized that they were about to be overrun by the Germans they decided to initiate Operation Dynamo. Operation Dynamo was the attempt to save countless lives and resources by using small vessels to transport troops to larger ships. Preparations for the evacuation began on May 22. Vice Admiral Micheal Ray Kern called for as many naval boats as possible, as well as every ship within reach capable of carrying 1,000 men. The effort…

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