The second period began after the rapid German occupation of the majority of the
..... Scapa Flow was again selected as the main British naval base because of its
... ships waiting to capture or sin...
The navy's main base was at Taranto in southern Italy, and operations from ... On
June 11, 1940, six days after the British evacuation at Dunkirk, France, ... On
November 11, British naval air power seriously damaged the Italian navy ... the
88mm anti-aircraft guns as anti-tank weapons, the Germans blunted the British
With the German Army entirely preoccupied in Poland, the French had a huge ...
Hitler wanted bold action to seize the opportunity of the moment with little regard
... Belgium and northern France as a base for conducting a promising air and sea
... not be counted on to participate in a widespread military-led anti-Hitler coup.
By the early part of 1939 the German dictator Adolf Hitler had become
determined to ... and military manpower, but the German Army, or Wehrmacht,
because of its ..... a race to evacuate the troops before the Germans could occupy
Dunkirk. ..... only one noteworthy action: the sinking in November at the Italian
naval base of ...
When France collapsed, in mid-June 1940, the German staff had not even ... that
German forces attempted to cross in the immediate aftermath of Dunkirk has to ...
The Wehrmacht wanted a broad-front landing (it proposed Ramsgate to Portand -
275 miles). ... The operational plan was to sail the barges in and capture it.
Apr 26, 2010 ... However, by 1944 the Japanese air and naval presence on the island ... than
because that's what Douglas wanted (and what Doug wanted, he usually got). ....
to use Pearl Harbor as their forward base of operations throughout the war. .....
Oh, and at Dunkirk the German armies couldn't advance any further ...
German forces wanted to avoid the trench stalemate which had slowly eroded ...
19 June and British forces retreated from Dunkirk back to the home country, it
was ... The tide in the anti-submarine war was turned not by the old instruments of
sea ... not simply because of its sheer size and the economic potential of
German player units remain at their normal 10 base strength. ... Because of the
new nature of the DLC campaigns, with a much stronger emphasis on ... And of
course with the abundance of enemy armored units, anti-tank units, ... How the
map looks upon the capture of Giraud, notice the German defensive ...
The North Vietnamese had a simple political objective: They wanted the United
States to ... the political leadership wanted to capture Soviet industry intact;
therefore, ... It almost failed because the Germans were able to knock down too
many ... the campaign would be made more difficult by enemy action against
This entailed scooping up Denmark on the run as a base of operations for ... But it
would take a miracle of the same order for the Germans to take the French
Empire. ... "Around", because those unfortunate souls who actually tried to land "
in" .... send destroyers into the Atlantic to assist the RN's anti-submari...