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TFH: August I, 1940 (August 1 to August 15, 1940): Germany

A couple of items that have been discovered since the last post, and one I forgot.

British Mobility Limits

The British ground units, once placed, have only a limited movement ability. 1,724 more words


Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

Background and Setup

Sea Lion. The invasion that never was.

The summer of 1940 found the British army in a very bad position, protected only by the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. 1,330 more words



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1940 – Dunkirk, then the Battle of Britain. 426 more words

Book Reviews

Their Finest Hour: Operation Sea Lion

Operation Sea Lion has recently become a hot topic of discussion on the Europa Association recently. Would it have been successful if launched, or would the British have repulsed it at some point? 487 more words


Penrhos, and the Polish Squadrons

Nearly 8500 Polish airmen ended up in Britain in 1940, after first fighting losing battles in Poland and then France. They called Britain ‘The Island of Last Hope’. 145 more words

Aviation History

Stop Press - 'Dad's' Tiger Moth is back!

The Tiger Moth in which my father learned to fly in 1941 is going to be coming to PreWar Prescott again this year – WEATHER PERMITTING.   180 more words

Aviation History

The Kindertransport: Humanity in the Darkest of Times

I’ve been reading a book I picked up in a used book store about a month ago called The Children of Willesden Lane. It’s a novelized account of a fourteen-year-old Jew named Lisa Jura, who escapes Nazi-controlled territory through what was known as the Kindertransport. 256 more words