Definitions for "Battle of Britain"
series of battles between British and German planes fought over Britain August-October 1940, during which English cities suffered heavy bombing
the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
A series of air engagements in 1940 during World War II pitted British interceptor fighter planes against German bombers attacking British cities and industry in the Battle of Britain.