Volume 5: “Battle of Britain, Part 1″

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Volume 5: “Battle of Britain, Part 1″

This CD contains 10 episodes that cover the beginning of the Battle of Britain from July, 1940 to August 13th, known as the Day of Eagles. Reichmarshal Hermann Goering, frustrated by the English weather, is ready to focus on the radar towers, although he is partially unaware of their critical role. Air Chief Dowding’s system, years in the making will be tested. Also covered in the beginning of the war in Africa as the Italians push their way into British Somaliland....

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12 Group Sector Operations Room at Duxford

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12 Group Sector Operations Room at Duxford

When ordered by their Group HQ, the sector stations would “scramble” their squadrons into the air. Once airborne, the squadrons would be directed by radio-telephone (R/T) from their sector station. Squadrons could be ordered to patrol airfields or vital targets or be “vectored” to intercept incoming...

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The Dyle Plan

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The Dyle Plan

The Dyle Plan or D Plan was the primary war plan of the French Army to stave off the expected German attack during Fall Gelb. It was conceived by French General Maurice Gamelin in 1940. Named after the Dyle River, which flows from southern Belgium down to Antwerp, the main objective of the plan was to halt the advancing German Army Group B, incorrectly perceived as the strongest, in central...

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