The Battle of Britain
Lecture no. 8 from the course: World War II: A Military and Social History
Taught by Professor Thomas Childers | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
A successful invasion of England hinged on establishing air superiority over both the English Channel and the planned landing zones in southern England. The colossal air battle that began in July 1940 would rage into October and ultimately be won by the Royal Air Force. This lecture examines that crucial and decisive battle.