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How the Spitfire Won the Battle of Britain
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Dilip Sarkar
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-08 - Publisher: Amberley Pub Plc

Finally lays to rest the myth that the Hurricane won the Battle of Britain rather than the numerically inferior, yet more glamorous, Spitfire. Although there were many more Hawker Hurricanes than Supermarine Spitfires engaged in the epic conflict fought over southern England in summer 1940, the public's imagination was captured
The Battle of Britain
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: Richard Hough, Denis Richards
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-26 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

High above the warm, summer fields Churchill's 'few' fought with courage & skill against overwhelming odds - and won. A vivid account of the air battles as well as an explanation of how the campaign developed. Fresh insights into the controversies with the aid of original material as well as
Battle of Britain
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Christer Bergström
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-19 - Publisher: Casemate / Vaktel Forlag

In time for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, we now have—thanks to Swedish historian Bergström—perhaps the most thorough, expert examination of the topic ever written. Illustrated throughout with maps and rare photos, plus a color section closely depicting the aircraft, this work lays out the battle as
The Narrow Margin
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Derek Wood, Derek Dempster
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-02 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

“For vividness and a sense of the overall flow of the battle . . . The Narrow Margin is excellent for the British side.”—Air & Space Magazine The Battle of Britain saved the country from invasion. If the RAF had been defeated all the efforts of the British Army and
Battle of Britain Manual July to October 1940 - RAF Operations Manual
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Andy Saunders
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-01 - Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

The defeat of the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain was thanks largely to a highly effective support network that lay behind the Spitfire and Hurricane squadrons of RAF Fighter Command. Technical, physical and organizational systems established in Britain before the war ensured that when the time came the nation