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THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
Everyone prepared for war, some got ready for war, while others got ready to supply with food
The Canadian and British government's made an agreement on which they formed a group to help ready pilots for the upcoming war.
In August 1940, the German Luftwaffe began their raids on parts of England, including London, the Capital.
In August 1940, Canada would form it's first squadron of the RCAF and took place on their first operation on August 24th, 1940. During their first battle, they downed three bombers but lost a pilot in the process.
The German planes continued to bomb London, but the British wouldn't give in, with the help of the RCAF they fought back. The blitz would go on until May 10th, over 45 thousand people died during the Blitz, with over 1 million houses destroyed or significantly damaged.
By the end of the war, the No. 1 Squadron had shot down 30 airplanes, 9 of which were most likely destroyed while they other damaged. During the Battle of Britain, 3 pilot and 2 ground crew died. Every day would get worse for them.
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