When did the battle of Britain take place?
During July to October 1940.
The Battle of Britain took place in the skies over Southern England in the late summer of 1940. Its intended purpose was to destroy the Royal Air Force which would then allow the German invasion fleet a clear passage for their intended conquest and occupation of Britain. They were unable to defeat the Royal Air Force so the invasion was cancelled.
The Battle of Britain was a pre-cursor to Hitler's plan to invade Britain. Before the invasion could take place, the Royal Air Force planes and airfields had to be destroyed but the Luftwaffe were unable to do this. German aircraft losses were so high that Hitler abandoned his plans for an invasion.
The Battle of Britain took place against the Nazi bomber and fighter planes in the skies over Great Britain during the Summer of 1940, during a period when Britain stood alone against them. It was fought in the skies over Britain after France surrendered following the Battle of France. It takes its name from a speech Churchill gave in which he said, "The Battle of France is over. The Battle of Britain is about to…
Battle of France - invasion of France. Battle of Britain - aerial fighting over Britain. Battle of the Bulge - western front; France, Belgium, Luxembourg. Battle of Stalingrad - city in Russia. Battle of Midway - Midway Atoll. Battle of Normandy - Normandy, France. Battle of Berlin - city in Germany. These are some of the more major battles; others can easily be included in the list.
The battle of took place because Hitler was trying to cut off British supplies by blowing up transport boats but he needed air superiority so he didn't expect are RAF and we then gained air superiority which annoyed him so he tried again and again to blow are cities up put he just couldn't do it. So that's the battle of Britain wrapped up quickly.
During World War II, in the summer and fall of 1940, what is now known famously as "The Battle of Britain" took place between Germany and Great Britain. The battle consisted of daily clashes of large groups of warplanes in the skies above Great Britain, the English Channel, and sometimes even of occupied France. Against very steep odds, the British air force succeeded in maintaining control of British airspace and, thus, prevented a German invasion…
The Battle of Britain is the term given to describe the air battle in Britain between the RAF (Royal Air Force) and the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) in the Summer of 1940. The battle took place as Hitler believed that 'Operation Sealion' (The Nazis plan to invade Britain) would not be successful unless the Nazis had complete air dominance over Britain before the invasion fleet arrived.