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What did the Battle of Britain consist of?



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Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Oct 21, 2020

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J. Pollock

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Answered Apr 28, 2020

A strategic bombing campaign is a correct answer to this question. In July 1940, the Battle of Britain started. The battle was between the German Air Force and the RAF, which is the United Kingdoms Royal Air Force. The Battle of Britain is regarded as the first battle fought between the Air Forces.

It was a strategic bombing campaign. During the battle, the Germans hoped to force Britain out of the war. They aimed to do this through bombing. There were many bombers during the German Luftwaffe, but the main ones were Do 17, Junkers Ju 88, and Heinkel He 111.

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Answered Oct 03, 2019

Strategic bombing campaign. The Battle of Britain started in July 1940. It was a clash between the Royal Air Force (RAF) of the United Kingdom and the German Air Force. It is also believed to be the first major military battle fought entirely by the Air force. The battle consists mostly of a strategic bombing campaign. The aim of the German Luftwaffe during the battle was to force Britain to force out of the war through the use of bombing.

The main bombers of the German Luftwaffe’s were the Heinkel He 111, Junkers Ju 88 and Do 17. The strategic bombing was successful at. First, the attacks continued into early August. The German forces suffered great loss in the Battle of Britain. Towards late August, Luftwaffe had lost over 600 of their aircraft. With the use of technology, Britain was more advanced in fighting with a systematic approach.

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Wyatt Williams

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Answered Jan 31, 2018

Strategic bombing campaign

The Battle of Britain consisted primarily of an aerial war between Britain and Germany, with the stated goal of the German Luftwaffe to force Britain out of the war through bombing and later invasion.
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