However, the fall of the biggest democracy if not only gave for the fast onslaughts of the enemy, but also to the lack of preparation of the allies, who used of tactics of the First War and had a lesser number of airplanes. General Charles de Gaulle exiled itself in England and formed the FFL (Free French Foras) so that its friends could resist. With about 500 a thousand men, through messages he saw radio, had started to study the enemy stops later informing to the allies on its probable strategies of attack. 1.4 The UNEXPECTED BRITISH VICTORY After the fast and easy victory against the Frenchmen, Hitler was turned against Great-Britain. Real Air Force) and the Luftwaffe.
Although the Germans will be in advantage how much to the number of airplanes, they were not prepared with strategical bombers, armament weighed, adjusted shield, beyond the disadvantage how much to the supplying, since they fought in English airs, with this intended to destroy aviation to facilitate the invasion for land. The commander-in-chief of the Luftwaffe, Hermann Gring, did not obtain to destroy the forces of the RAF, the highest technology of war of the time if he made gift in this battle. The British already counted on an advanced system of radars allowed that them to know with precision where they were the German aircraft and thus had had advantages on the enemy. Exactly thus, in September of> 1940, London was bombed many of its old constructions, as historical churches and monuments, had been destroyed, as well as the plants of aircraft. However, the RAF resisted bravely. The London firemen fought against the flames of the city and the civilians crowded the stations of subway in an attempt of if to protect, the suburbs of the city drastically had been attacked and many civilians had lost its lives. In little more than three months of battle, Great-Britain lost about 900 airplanes and Germany, 1.700.