BATTLE OF BRITAIN: Verdun of World War II

Liverpool, Bristol, Southampton, Ports mouth, Plymouth, London.

The roll of British ports bombed last week sounded more like a train announce ment than a report of one of the great battles of history. Accounts of what happened night after night did not sound so impressive as the great air battles of last September, when hundreds of planes were shot down from the air before men's eyes.

They did not sound nearly so grim as the Battle of Verdun, when hundreds of thou sands of men were blown to bits.

But this battle was more serious than either. At Verdun men died, but...

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