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Britain in WW2

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Questions regarding British participation in World War 2, in both the European and Pacific theaters of the war.
Because of the near bankruptcy of Britain, the price of food andother goods may very will have cost a small fortune.
Seven: Thomas Pelham-Holles, Henry Pelham, James Waldegrave (though only for five days), Charles Watson-Wentworth, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, William Cavendish-Bentinck and John Russell.
They were first evacuted when The Nazi empire rose and bombedLondon in 1940-41. parents sent their children way when the Nazisbombed london thinking they would be safe. They were sent toamerica.
I assume you refer to Ongar, which was closed in 1994. It was situated on the Central line, east of Epping (further from central London).
The land owned by France and Urgel is Andorra.
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because he wanted to change his tactic to allow for more nightbombings
He never took part in a battle. He was managing the war in London.
The Anderson Shelter was named after John Anderson (Viscount Waverley) who was Minister for Home Security during 1939/40.
The Polish Marian Rejewski, Jerzy and Henryk~!! A good book, by Robert Harris, Enigma, is next on my to read list. The Polish broke the pre-war machines, in 1932. Then after the war broke out, the Polish sent the information they'd learned to the British who then deciphered the new German war...
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horse races and silent movies were popular during the 1900s in Britain
They were evacuated to times or more and they were evacuated to the countryside...
The children of the Industrial Revolution did not attend school.
Fertility was at a rate of 2.07 in 2011 so most families average atabout 2 children.
The Battle of Britain started in the summer of June and ended in the Winter of December 12, 1940
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This is the most comprehensive list I have seen from Kyle Williams and Dan Alex and the Department of Defense. These are the British air crafts only. The Dept. of Defense supplied them with lists of aircraft and weapons from other countries too. Aircraft Airspeed Oxford Armstrong Whitworth...
There were approximately 6,713 deaths in the Fall of Singapore. TheBattle of Singapore lasted from February 8 until February 15 in1942.
Brittish refugee children were spread out from the main cities to the countryside or very secluded rural areas. This was to prevent the next generation suffering at the hands of the Nazi's during the time of the Blitz and other air raid attacks. This was put in place once the Germans had began...
The monarchial countries in Northern Europe have parliments similar to the Congress of the USA and they hold elections for the general populous. The people live under freedom and peace just as Americans do.
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Opening up a two-front war that was fatal for Nazi Germany. Primarily, we succeeded in gaining a virtually unbreakable footholdin Europe in Normandy. We basically eradicated the Nazi's defenses on the coast when weattacked. Nothing was left.
There are seven articles to the Constitution that the United Statesguides itself by. The first article contains the role of theLegislative Branch of the Government; the second article providesthe rules the President and Vice President are elected. The thirdarticle frames the Judicial Branch. The...
In both the United States and the United Kingdom they did surprisingly well. The people got very creative with managing with less or getting items from other places. The farmers faired better. Many gave up driving with the gas rationing. In Belgium King Leopold had to get Germany to increase the...
In some countries, yes. In the US, no.
Evactuation is where Men,Women,Boys and girl's at the age of 6 month's had to be evactuated. They had to stay in the underground or Air raid shelters and Morrison shelters. The Morrison shelters were something you would lay in. Air raid shelters is the outside sheleter that has grass on top and it...
no,you would sit in a corner and carry it out in the morning
You're going to struggle to get an answer on this question as anyone who could give a first hand account would have to be at least 75 years old.
There were sirens to tell people to go into the shelters and there was another siren to tell them to come out.
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Some important people in the Battle of Britain were WinstonChurchill, Hugh Dowding, Keith Parkes, Leigh Mallory, HermannGoering.
The final battle occured in Hogwarts
The code name for the proposed German invasion of England was Code Name Operation Sealion.. Immediately after the defeat of France in June 1940, Adolf Hitler ordered his generals to organize the invasion of Britain. The invasion plan was given the code name Operation Sealion. The objective was...
The German bombed Britain from France and eventually Hitler orderedthe airstrikes to stop.
Yes children did have to wear uniforns even though they were horrible. You may dislike uuniforms just now but they were even worse then.
because the british people didn't want the germans to bomb england so they mad sure there was no light so the germans just though that it was still sea and nothing was really there.
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Many thought they would be taken to gettos. They had no idea they would be taken to concentration camps and be murdered.
They felt they were not strong enough to go to war and they would loose and the people of Britain didn't want to They wanted to stop Hitler from going to war with them by giving him what he wanted The people wanted peace (fear of another world war) They thought Hitler's complaints were...
Because the population of US is roughly five times that of Britain, the sheer weight of extra manpower was a massive morale booster in the UK. The extra manpower and equipment that the US contributed was essential for the invasion of mainland Europe. Nazi Germany was so powerful, that it took the...
No. There was an HMS Rodney, a battleship named for a great British Admiral of the 1700s. There was an HMS Romney, but it was a minesweeper, a small auxiliary craft.
Hitler decided to bomb London in a desperate attempt to destroy the British peoples morale in hope that Britain would back down from the war. He bombed the major cities like London as they were densely populated places, as well as that they were heavy industrial areas so he could greatly damage the...
It forced them to abandon their plan to invade Britain.
Great Britain became one of the first Allied Powers at thebeginning of WWII.
The US was not in the Battle of El Alamein, and had no troops anywhere within a thousand miles of the battle. The Battle began around October 23, 1942. On November 8, 1942 American forces landed all the way on the other end of North Africa, in Morocco and Algeria, under the overall command of...
Believe me, there have been many wars between these two. Give me the date and I will give you your answer.
october the 25th of september 1066 .... hope this helped ..i have a project on it :/ so there the month
thousands Bombing campaigns are not measured in terms of "how many bombs were dropped" but rather how many tons of bombs were used. The Luftwaffe dropped about 45,000 tons of bombs during the Blitz. Some of this tonnage was used on other locations but London received the bulk of the bombs up to May...
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The Germans entered world war 2 with panzer 1-4 tanks. The 1-2 were obsolete from the outset but superior tactics kept them in service. The panzer 3 and 4 steadily replaced the earlier models. After the invasion of the soviet union the Germans encountered the mighty T-34 and KV 1 tanks, they were...
Germany could not (or would not) invade Great Britain. Edit: The Battle of Britain was the battle fought in the sky over Britain between the British and German airforce in 1940. Britain had superior technology such as the radar, and were far superior in general so defeated Germany. This was one...
It became important to develop a more tightly organized form ofproduction than the traditional method of employing workers insmall workshops.
Oil, whiskey and knitwear are exported from the UK.
Neville Chamberlain was the British Prime Minister from 1937 until May 1940 when he was succeeded by Winston Churchill.
The battle of Britain was not a single battle, but a period of greatly increased air attack by Germany intended to destroy the british airforce as a prelude to operation sealion, the invasion of the british isles. it is my understanding that hernan georing was the main organiser from the German side...
The Labour party were in emergency coalition with the Conservatives and Liberals from 1940-5 and all worked together for the good of the nation. Very soon after VE day the Labour and Liberal parties withdrew from the government forcing a much needed general election.
"Don't you know a rumble ain't a rumble without me?"
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u got rationed food by getting a ration book and ticking off what u want and eventually the shopkeeper will then give u the food
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Voting reforms were common, because people wanted to be involved in making decisions that impacted their lives. Many of the reforms that took place are still important in the United States today. Voting rights, minimum wage laws, child labor protection, unemployment and insurance all serve to...
Rationing restricted the amount of certain food products, gasoline, clothing and other things. Before the war there was no rationing, however, there was a depression. So many people said they ate better during the war since wages were up, jobs plentiful and food more available even with the...
There are many places named after British Prime Ministers. Pittsburgh, Melbourne and Sydney are a few examples - though obviously not the capital of their countries. Wellington, the capital of New Zealand was named after the Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley who was Prime Minister from 1828 to...
No. Hitler and his army only managed to invade and occupy the British controlled chanel islands (just off the coast of France), which were subsequently returned when Hitler was defeated.
it is a quick and efficient form of shelter
What was the Hemispheric Defense Zone? help me out guys A defense zone in World War 2 to protect American ships
I believe it was Adolf Hitler who ordered. Heinrich Himmler was the architect of the plan and Hitler coined the phrase "the final solution to the Jewish question." It was believed that Hitler ordered it in mid-1941.
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Winston Churchill observed the Spanish fight of the Cuban guerrillas in 1895, having obtained a commission to write about the conflict from the Daily Graphic.
No, it was too far away. They would not run the risk of the children being killed on a sunken ship. Some families did move to the US or Ireland or Switzerland. They came back either after the war or after the blitz ended. Most just went to the countryside of the United Kingdom. ___ Yes children...
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