Britains air force that defended Britain against the long German siege?
Royal Air Force-RAF
The RAF (Royal Air Force) using mostly Spitfires and Hurricanes fighter aircraft. The Spitfire was superior to German fighters at the time.
The Battle of Britain was the period of time when the RAF (royal air force) defended Britain from the air onslaught of the German Luftwaffe (german air force. In the end, Britain shot down so many German planes that Germany had to abandon any invasion attempts on Britain.
Did the allies led by the british raf counter attack the axis aircraft and aircrews in france and the low countries in the blitz and battle of britain how many casualties did they inflict?
Yes, the British Royal Air Force led the attacks against Germany in the blitz. Basically they defended Britain against large numbers of German aircraft and often attacked their bases in France.
The Battle of Britain..
Yes, King George hired German soldiers to fight for Britain
Mostly Spitfires and Hurricanes, but there were others.
Britain declared war on Germany following the German invasion of Poland.
No, the Battle of Britain was an attempt by the German Luftwaffe to gain air superiority over southern England as one of several preconditions for a possible German invasion. The British RAF successfully defended the skies over England. The Germans did not attempt the invasion for that reason plus several others. The Battle of Britain occured from 9 July to 31 October 1940 as per the British historians, or from mid-August 1940 to the end… Read More
When the British blockage of all German ports not allowing in any supplies, hundreds of thousands of people. In retaliation Germany used U-boas to sink merchant ships carrying supplies to Britain.
In the Battle of Britain, the number of British planes lost was 1,537 against 1,887 German planes.
German, french and, spanish
The armies of Britain & France on one side against the German army on the other.
The battle of Britain was an all out naval battle pitting the German you-boats against the English navy?
The Battle of Britain was an air war between Germany and the UK.
WW2 - 1940 One of the most famous battles is the Battle of Britain where the RAF, against the odds and in lesser numbers, successfully fought off the German Luftwaffe and so prevented a German invasion of Britain.
The German invasion of Poland.
It was against the German Air Force, luftwaffe, vs. the British Royal Air Force.
British military units had a rudimentary form of radar at the beginning of the Battle of Britain. The equipment was able detect German aircraft crossing the English Channel and put fighters in the air to defend.
The first cruise missiles were the German V-1 used in WW2 against Britain.
Known as the "Battle of Britain", the Germans hoped to destroy the British Air Forces, and by gaining air superiority, to be able to invade Britain. They failed.
His name was Nevil Chamberlain. He was a very famous man and he did a speech to declare the war against the German Nazi Party.
The German air war against the British during WW II was called the the Battle of Britain. The German bombing of British cities was called The Blitz - short for Blitzkrieg (lightning strike).
RAF Fighter Command's primary fighters used in the Battle of Britain was the Hawker Hurricane and the Supermarine Spitfire. There were far more Hurricane's available and they proved effective against German bombers as well as fighters, however the Spitfire was more agile and a preferred choice to engage German fighters.
German forces did not attack, they defended....
The British did a few campaigns during the war they famously fought in the air during the battle of britain, helped evacuate in dunkirk, defended from and attacked Nazis in North Africa and helped the french resistance in disrupting the German occupation. there are probably more things they did but these are just the famous ones. The Burma Campaign
Coast-watchers , radar , anti-aircraft artillery and aircraft as interceptors .
Britain hired German mercanaries known as Hessians to fight the colonists, they had a reputation as bloody and fierce warriors
Britain and France had a defence pact with Poland. On 1st September 1939, German troops invaded Poland so on 3rd September 1939, Britain and France issued a joint declaration of war against Germany.
A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives directly at its targets in order to provide greater accuracy and limit the exposure to and effectiveness of anti-aircraft fire. Used in World War II, they were used in the Battle of Britain. Hitler was going to use his German Dive Bombers, also known as Stuka Dive Bombers, to invade Britain, but Britains radar, a revolutionary object for the time, succesfully stopped Hitlers invasion of Britain.
Great Britain entered the war to lend assistance to the countries attacked by Germany, to prevent Hitler from further expansion and occupation of European countries, and to defend itself from the attacking German Luftwaffe and German Navy. Hitler was going to use Britain as a stepping stone to North America. His plan was to control the world. The British people fought bravely against the invasion by the Germans and thankfully won.
Poland was invaded by Adolf Hitler, German forces and the Nazis. Britain and France declared war against Germany due to having a treaty with Poland.
The German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939.
Britain and France declared war on Germany on 3 September 1939 following the German attack on Poland two days earlier.
England calculated that if they shot down 10% of the German air craft each bombing raid they would soon have most of the German air force on the ground shot up.
Because German troops had crossed the border into Belgium, contravening a longstanding treaty that guaranteed Belgian neutrality.
The German invasion of Poland on 1 September followed by the joint declaration of war against Germany by Britain and France on 3 September.
Most Americans were in sympathy with Britain, especially for the period when Britain stood alone against the might of the Nazi juggernaut. Only a few members of the German-American Bund sided with Germany. Most favored neutrality or isolationism.
Britain and France had a defence pact with Poland. When German forces attacked Poland on 1st September 1939, Britain and France demanded that they withdraw. Germany ignored the request, so on 3rd September 1939 Britain and France issued a joint declaration of war against Germany.
Britain and France had a defence agreement with Poland. On 1 September 1939, German troops invaded Poland, so on 3 September 1939, Britain and France declared war on Germany.
The key reason was to prevent Germany dominating Europe. The immediate 'trigger' was the German invasion of Belgium.
They didn't. In fact, during the Blitz, Britain was begging other nations, like Russia, to open another front to take some of the German focus and ammunition away from Britain.
Serbia will be defended by Russia. If Russia mobilises, this brings the German warplan into play, and they must mobilise too. Since the German plan assumes beating France before fighting Russia, the assumption of Russian mobilisation brings France into the war; and since France and Great Britain are linked by an Entente this makes the conflict a global World War.
In the 1930's, Britain and France had a defence agreement with Poland which stated that if Poland was attacked, Britain and France would come to its aid. On 1 September 1939, German troops invaded Poland, so on 3 September 1939, Britain and France declared war on Germany.
In my personal opinion, Britain did the right thing by going to war against German and for them. Hitler did try to sweet talk Britain to join him because since we beat Germany in the first world war, he thought that we would be a powerful alley to the Germans. It almost worked since some people in Britain agreed of what he was promising to the people, mostly that he was getting rid of Communist… Read More
The German mercenaries that fought for Britain in the Revolutionary War were called Hessians deriving their name from the German state they were from, The Duchy of Hesse.
What was the name of the nonstop German air raids on Britain in 1940 and 1941
Union of German Socialist Organisations in Great Britain was created in 1941.
The Battle of Britain was an air campaign. No German soldiers were wounded, only airmen.
By 1940, German forces had overrun most of Europe except for Britain. No other country was prepared to become involved in what was seen as a European war. Therefore Britain stood alone against the very powerful German forces and spent the time re-arming and retraining its armed forces. Nothing much happened until December 1941 when Germany declared war on the USA and they entered the war. Britain was no longer alone.
Battle of Britain
well we won the war against Germany and if we had lost, Hitler would have made us all German and took over our country... so we would have been German and not british?