What proved a prerequisite for successful land, sea, or air operations?
On September 1, 1939, _________ launched a massive assault on Poland that opened the greatest war in history and spawned the term Blitzkrieg, or "lightning war."
Under what name is The German Air Force referred to as ?
Royal Air Force
The German Air Force was commanded by ______ to crush the enemy on September 1, 1939?
In April ______, German Forces surprised neutral Denmark and Norway.
what was the name of Belgium's famed fortress that German paratroopers surprise attacked, and was also considered to be the strongest in Europe?
When German Forces attacked France, the Luftwaffe gained air superiority, masked the movement of German panzers through the Ardennes forest, and hindered Allied attempts to rally.
The first all-air campaign in history, was fought between who?
Germany and United States
Britain and France
United States and Britain
Germany and Britain
Adolf Hitler's forces never invaded the Netherlands and Belgium.
Britain's Royal Air Force, in the Battle of Britain, was lead by _______.
Major General Oliver P. Echols
Air Marshal Sir Hugh Dowdings
Sir Robert Watson-Watt
Any information gained from Enigma was top secret and known as ULTRA.
The information gave British intelligence, but did not forewarn them of major attacks and invaluable insight on the status of German maintenance and logistics.
The Germans first attacked Royal Air Force airfields and then after the Royal Air Force bombed Berlin 24 August, switched to a terror bombing campaign against London.
In tribute to the Royal Air Force Fighter Command, Prime Minister ________ stated, “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”
Oliver P. Echols
Major General Oliver P. Echols began the most massive aircraft procurement program in history.
By 1942, American factories failed to produce more than 45,000 air craft.