The sky above mid-Kent became a swirling mêlée of fighters closing, banking, and twisting.
The British had the most sophisticated air-defence system in the world, constructed and directed by a master strategist of modern industrialised warfare.
You could see the killing zone. You could see yourself driving into it. It was concentrated, organised, measured.
By the time the Blitz began in earnest, more than 2.25 million families had Anderson shelters in their gardens.
Mathy’s airship was a giant cigar-shaped cylinder of gas bubbles filled with highly flammable hydrogen.
The British people seemed determined to fight on – alone and against the odds. The Blitz was to be the great test of whether this resolve could be broken.
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The second image gallery of Biplane picture gallery from artist Mark Bromley, revealed here in Military Times for the first time. Bristol F.2 Fighter
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