World War: BATTLE OF BRITAIN: Waiting

Except on the high seas, where the counter-blockade went full-out, and along the Mediterranean, where each side air-raided the other's bases (see col.3), the war's 76th week was comparatively quiet.

By last week the Lullablitz had lasted nearly a month. More jittery in their breathing spell than they had been under their worst postering, the British tried to guess what was cooking.

Everyone had a new theory on invasion tactics. One developed out of stories that German bombers were practicing towing 14-man gliders. Some 28,000 of them were reported under construction, to be...

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