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We thank you for your interest in the Canadian War Museum and Canadian Museum of History collections. The aerial Battle of Britain lasted from July to September 1940 and at the end, the RAF, mainly with the help of its radars, extracted a narrow victory. French Resistance Groups, Normandy 1944 (p.33) Map 14. The military uses the Julian date system for ease of calculating due dates of equipment inspections. Disregarding these trends produces predictions such as George Friedman’s (STRATFOR) argument that Mexico – a low human capital country experiencing plummeting oil production and growing water stress – will become a superpower by 2100.

Pages: 397

Publisher: Imperial War Museum (December 1992)

ISBN: 0901627844

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