With the overall situation delicately poised, as the RAF just managed to keep the Lufwaffe at bay, after the Sqns success on the 25th Aug, it was inevitable that sooner or later their luck would change. noch 589 Wörter
Schlagwörter » Luftwaffe
Did another seven climbs of Westerham Hill last Sunday morning. Not quite at first light – allowed myself a lie-in until 0515. Deplorably lazy.
Getting up the hill is straightforward – just stick the bike in a low enough gear and sit there with my feet going round and round until I’m at the top. noch 207 Wörter
Battle of Britain campaign 2015 – Part Three 23rd-26th Aug - 266 Sqn do their bit but overall situation begins to deteriorate
With 2 more Sqns destroyed the day before, the strain on the remaining pilots and Sqn’s was beginning to tell. 266 Sqn were required to step into the breach with increasing regularity. noch 502 Wörter
As the battle continued the RAF were managing to hold their own but news that 2 Sqns had been destroyed defending Southend threatened to allow the Luftwaffe to regain the initiative. noch 442 Wörter