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Map - English Channel East

Task 4c

 

Tricky

 

a) How many German airfields can you see? 

 

b) What do the arrows over the south of England mean?

 

c) From which locations did the Germans intend invading?

 

Trickier

 

d) Suggest some advantages and disadvantages for both sides for the Germans having so many airfields near the coast.

 

e) What are the names (or designations) of the RAF sectors on the map?

 

Trickiest

 

f) Why would the radar stations have been a very effective bombing target? What impact might this have had on the Battle of Britain? You will need to learn more about radar (or RDF - range and direction finding - as it was called in Britain) to answer this question.

 

Battle of Britain Maps - The English Channel - East

The English Channel - East
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