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 HQ Comando Supremo) May 17, 2014
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‘We will win because we are the strongest’ was the litany of optimism within France during the Phoney War (drôle de guerre). The fortifications of the Maginot line had appeared to make another German invasion on the scale of 1914 impossible. The morale of French people, wrote Somerset Maugham in...read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) March 30, 2014
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27 March 1940: Ground crew working on a Fairey Battle of No. 218 Squadron at Auberive-sur-Suippes. Note the attempt to camouflage the site with cut fir saplings. ROYAL AIR FORCE: FRANCE, 1939-1940read more

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"We shall fight on the seas and oceans... we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender..." ...read more
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"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"...read more
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 HQ Comando Supremo) March 29, 2014
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La situación de Gran Bretaña a finales de la primavera de 1940 era muy desesperada. El Ejército francés estaba a punto de ser derrotado y las posibilidades de un desembarco alemán en las islas eran cada vez más altas. En esos momentos, Winston S. Churchill ya era Jefe del Gobierno británico. Su...read more

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