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1a Look at section one. Where were German attacks made in the summer of 1940, in the first phase of the bombing campaign against Britain?

1b Look at section two. Which German plane proved an easy target for British Hurricane and Spitfire fighter aircraft?

1c Look at section three. What was the German method of attack in the third phase of the bombing campaign against Britain in 1940?

1d Look at the end of section three. What changed about what the Germans were trying to hit?

German Air Attacks on England, 8 August 1940 -10 September 1940

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German Air Attacks on England8 August 1940 -10 September 1940