A year later German bombers would demolish the parliamentary debating chamber where in 1934 Churchill had implored the nation to make greater haste in rearming, given the intelligence they had on the German buildup.
This book tells the story of the RAF at war – really, the story of a nation mobilized, and preparing and fighting for its very existence.
The RAF at War book is one volume included in the Time-Life Epic of Flight series
Epic of Flight: The RAF at War
1 The first taste of combat: a bitter surprise 17
2 The battle for survival 47
3 Striking back with bombs 83
4 Defending the Empire’s distant skies 107
5 A winged thrust at the heart of the Reich 137