American Most mental examinations post mortem reveal a rather average mentality meaning most of these crimes were committed not by raving lunatics but by average Germans. The implications of this for the rest of the world cause great arguments, especially provoked by Hannah Arrent in the book ....Eichman in Jerusalem.
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few..." (Churchill) This part of the speech refers to the ongoing efforts of the Royal Air Force pilots who were at the time fighting the Battle of Britain, the pivotal air battle with the German Luftwaffe with Britain expecting a German invasion.
Hawker Hurricane, is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Although largely overshadowed by the Supermarine Spitfire, the aircraft became renowned during the Battle of Britain, accounting for 60% of the RAF's air victories in the battle, and served in all the major theatres of WW2.
The Allies' first air ace of WW2, New Zealander Flying Officer Edgar. ("Cobber") Kain was one of the greatest legends of the first year of the war. His successes in the air, coupled with his warm personality and charm, made him the media's favourite airman of late 1939 and early 1940. He served with No. 73 Squadron, RAF, in France, where he is officially credited with shooting down 14 German aircraft between November 1939 and June 1940.
A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940. The RAF relied on these fighters to confront the huge waves of German bombers and fighters that attacked Britain from Norway, France and the Netherlands during August and September. Though severely outnumbered, British pilots managed to inflict considerable losses to the German air force, finally forcing the German command to postpone the invasion of Britain; they'd turn later to find hell in the…