The storm of death which Adolf Hitler promised Great Britain so increased in violence last week that its full blast was expected hourly. From a tentative nocturnal patter, the rain of German air bombs swelled to widespread showers by day, then to fierce successive cloudbursts at all hours, delivered not only by lofty level-flight bombers but by scores of Stukas which dived shrieking to demoralize men on the ground, machine-gunning people and cattle indiscriminately. Iron censorship and brave British disdain concealed the true extent of damages and loss of life, but both...

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