The Phoney War 1939-1940.

This period of WW2 began with the declaration of war with Germany by the British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, on the 3rd of September 1939. Its is considered to have ended with the German invasion of France in May 1940. Germany attacked Poland on the 1st of September 1939 using its tactic of ‘blitzkrieg’ and …

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A day in 1940

Dated Saturday the 13th of June 1940, this issue of the Daily Herald came into us a few weeks ago.Right just before the start of the Battle Of Britain, this paper has a story on the front page which gives an insight to the Royal Air Force bombing operations and the heroism of some of …

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