Why people were involved in the Battle of Britain?
The armies involved in the battle of Britain were the German air force, the Luftwaffe, and the British RAF (Royal Air Force) Fighter Command.
We fought two long and hard wars with Germany which involved many battles. In World War I were the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Jutland. In World War two were the Battles of El Alamein, the Battle of Britain, the Battle for the Rhine, the Battle of the River Plate Plenty to choose from. You were possibly thinking of the 1940 air battle called the Battle of Britain.
This a rather hard question to answer. German civilians were not involved in the Battle of Britain (or at least not directly - they did contribute by manufacturing German aircraft in factories). The Battle of Britain was fought entirely over England itself and was an air battle. It was an attempt by Germany to destroy the RAF by bombing airfields out of existence.
The US, among other countries not involved with the European war, were spectators to the Battle of Britain, which took place in the fall of 1940. The only special effect the battle had upon the US; was the fact that Britain and the US speak a common language, and the US had at one time been part of the British Empire (Revolutionary War 1776). In effect, it was like watching our relatives involved in a…
How many aircraft did the Italians lose defending France and the low countries when the raf and her allied air forces counter attacked in the blitz and battle of Britain?
The only aircraft that fought in Battle of Britain were British aircraft in RAF and German aircraft in Luftwaffe. The Italian Air Force was not involved. The only aircraft that fought in Battle of Britain were British aircraft in RAF and German aircraft in Luftwaffe. The Italian Air Force was not involved.
Germany committed about 4,000 aircraft to the battle in total, about 6,000 to 7,000 aircrew plus about ten times as many men in maintenance and support roles. Britain had about 2,000 aircraft with 2,500 aircrew plus about 100,000 ground crew, observers and radar operators and command and control personnel. In addition, the Germans bombed all the cities they could reach with their aircraft, menaing that the entire population of Southern England, about 20 million civilians…