Dunkirk to The Fall of France. 3 June – 18 June 1940 Air Combat Archive


This first volume ‚Dunkirk to the Fall of France‘ covers 3rd – 18th June 1940. This period is significant as it begins at the end of the Dunkirk evacuation and ends on the day that the RAF flew its last operational sorties from France. During this hectic two weeks, RAF squadrons in France retreated further and further south, becoming ever more scattered and outnumbered. Squadron records were either lost or destroyed making this fortnight very difficult to research. Despite this, the author has managed to piece together the combats and losses that took place and illustrates them with detailed maps as well as the usual combat and intelligence reports.
Illustrated throughout.


Als die Piloten der Spitfire Mk V im August 1941 zum ersten Mal auf die FW 190 des JG26 trafen, wurde sofort klar, dass ihre alten Spitfires vom neuen Jagdflugzeug der Luftwaffe völlig übertroffen wurden. Die Verluste rapide anstiegen, wurden die Einsätze ab 13. Nov. 1941 in Europa bis auf die

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