The Battle of Britain was a crucial turning point in the history of the Second World War. From clashes between coastal convoys and Schnellboote in the Channel to astonishing last stands in Flanders, this book tells this story from all sides, drawing on research from around the world.
James Holland was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and studied history at Durham University. A member of the British Commission for Military History and the Guild of Battlefield Guides, he also regularly contributes reviews and articles in national newspapers and magazines. His many interviews with veterans of the Second World War are available at the Imperial War Museum and are also archived on www.secondworldwarforum.com.