As the second week of October ran out, fogs set in when gales weren't blowing. Still no German invasion of Britain was attempted, and observers concluded fi nally that the Battle of Britain had settled down for the winter into an air and sea war without fancy trimmings. Axis activity in the Balkans and Africa reinforced this view. So did a change in German bombing technique over London. But just to make sure no desperate, seasick hordes would come struggling across the Channel, the R. A. F. and the Royal Navy gave Germany's...

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