Leo McKinstry

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The Battle of Britain was closer than it should have been

The Germans’ ­numerical ascendancy began to make itself felt by the end of the summer of 1940

By Leo McKinstry

Europe

Cancel Clement Attlee, too

Unlike Churchill, he had not been a consistent opponent of Nazism or appeasement before the war

By Leo McKinstry

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