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5:9 Lecture - Aero 310 - Lecture May 9, 2011 World War Two...

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Aero 310 - Lecture May 9, 2011 World War Two - During WW2, there was a high recognition of airplanes with the public - England had spotter corps Reported on all airplanes Around country with wheel to get altitude, distance, plane to call and give command to centers. - Novel: “A Piece of Cake” Followed a British Squadron throughout the Battle of Britain - Hugh Dowding Intuitive strategy to save 100 planes - Late Summer/Fall 1940 Timeline of the Battle of Britain July 5-10: Germany starts bombing shipping July 20: Germany start bombing air fields, radar sites, airplane factories August 12: Big attack with 1000 plus planes August 15: 1500 planes, German’s Black Thursday (biggest loss day) August 24: Bombs fall in the outskirts of London, Arthur Harris goes to Churchill and wants to bomb Berlin bombed communication networks and at night German civilians were killed September 7: Hitler’s Intuition: Bomb London for every German that was killed September 15: Hitler makes decision to not invade England
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