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Old 07-20-2004, 01:37 PM
Richard T Eger Richard T Eger is offline
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Default The Battle of Britain - MIG Alley Developer Group, by Wolfram "Osram" Kuss, et. al.

This appears to be a wargamers' site with significant historical content. The site address is:

http://www.bob-ma.org/index.php

Sections of Luftwaffe/Battle of Britain interest are:

Background Info...

The Battle of Britain

Commanders - Capsule biographies with photo of:

Air Chief Marshal Sir Cyril Newall, Chief of the Air Staff
Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Fighter Command
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Keith Park, Air Officer Commanding 11 Group
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Air Officer Commanding 12 Group
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Quintin Brand, Air Officer Commanding 10 Group
Air Vice-Marshal Richard Saul, Air Officer Commanding 13 Group

Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering, Commander in Chief
Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring, Commander Luftflotte II
Generalfeldmarschall Hugo Sperrle, Commander Luftflotte III

Background - Brief history up to Battle of Britain

The Udet Buoy - Article with photos

Phases during the battle - Article

London and the Blitz - Article with photo and chronology of events

1939: Birth of the Few - Article on Luftwaffe attack on Oct. 16, 1939, on ships at the Royal Naval Base at Rosyth, and the RAF's counterattack.

Recommended Books: Battle of Britain & Korean War - Reviews of 17 books on the Battle of Britain with book ratings


Web Links

Historical Background: Battle of Britain

"Air Fronts Document Repository - http://ww2airfronts.org/Flight%20Sch...revishoot.html
Description: This page is offering the interested reader a rather free translation of a small booklet issued by the German Airforce to the fighterpilots. It is called "Horrido ! - des Jägers Schießfibel. D.(Luft)5001

The Battle of Britain History Site - http://www.raf.mod.uk/bob1940/bobhome.html
Description: These pages catalogue the official reports of the most important event in Royal Air Force history, the Battle fought over Britain between the 10th July and 31st October 1940.

The Imperial War Museum - http://www.iwm.org.uk/
Description: The Battle of Britain was the aerial conflict between British and German air forces in the skies over the United Kingdom in the summer and autumn of 1940. Examine the background to those events.
The Imperial War Museum has been interviewing veterans of the Battle of Britain for the last twenty years - here we present an opportunity to listen to the voices of 'The Few'."


Forums - Includes forum on historical research


Downloads

Miscellaneous - Some historical video and sound clips


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Richard
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