Battle of Britain


Battle of Britain
Battle of Brit|ain, the
the name used for the fights between German and British aircraft in 1940, when British aircraft tried to prevent German aircraft from dropping bombs on British cities

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Battle of Britain — This article is about the Second World War battle. For other uses, see Battle of Britain (disambiguation). Battle of Britain Part of the Second World War …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Britain — Luftschlacht um England Teil von: Zweiter Weltkrieg Datum je nach Quelle: Mitte 1940–Anfang 1941 Ort Vereinigtes Königreich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Battle of Britain — La Bataille d Angleterre La Bataille d’Angleterre Titre original Battle of Britain Réalisation Guy Hamilton Acteurs principaux Harry Andrews Michael Caine Trevor Howard Curd Jürgens Kenneth More Laurence Olivier Nigel Patrick Christopher Plummer …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Battle of Britain — noun the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Britain — World War II air battle in 1940 between the British Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe in the skies over Britain (sparked by a German attempt to invade Britain) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Battle of Britain — (in World War II) the series of aerial combats that took place between British and German aircraft during the autumn of 1940 and that included the severe bombardment of British cities. * * * …   Universalium

  • Battle of Britain — noun A series of air engagements between the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the German Luftwaffe during World War II for air superiority over the United Kingdom prior to any German invasion of the islands …   Wiktionary

  • Battle of Britain —    Voir La Bataille d Angleterre …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Battle of Britain Day — ➡ Battle of Britain * * * …   Universalium

  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight — A typical formation: Hawker Hurricane, Avro Lancaster and Supermarine Spitf …   Wikipedia


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