Explain The Importance Of The Bob As A Turning Point Of Ww2

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In May 1940 Germany was dominating the French in France and so the Allies had to withdraw to the beaches Dunkirk. There was then a huge operation to evacuate the soldiers by the navy and small boats sailed there by volunteers to rescue roughly 350,000 French and English troops. This left only Britain to be defeated for Germany to have defeated and captured the whole of Western Europe. Hitler’s next operation was to invade Britain. Hitler knew that the German Navy was too small to control the English Channel but he believed that with the Luftwaffe he could successfully defeat Britain. He believed that the Luftwaffe could easily destroy the RAF’s Headquarters and Britain’s aircraft industry since Germany had a much larger air force in the form of planes and personnel. The Battle of Britain began on 30th June 1940 when the German Air force which was called the ‘Luftwaffe’ attempted to gain power of the skies over Britain. But the German’s were not successful and instead of the battle not lasting very long as Hitler had predicted the Battle of Britain was a group of aerial battles which lasted it through the summer of 1940. In August 1940 Winston Churchill made his speech about ‘Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few’. This describes effectively the importance of the RAF on winning the Battle of Britain. The Battle of Britain was a huge triumph for the RAF and Britain over Hitler as it was the first time he had ever been beaten. It proved to the other countries that were under attack by Hitler, or had been taken over by, that Germany could be defeated. In the act of Britain standing up to Germany with it not mattering if we were outnumbered and not fully prepared, showed them that if you stand up to Germany and dig deep and not give you will come through against his vast army. In the act of Britain winning the Battle

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