The Battle of Britain lasted from July to September of 1940.
Read this eyewitness account of an air battle by an RAF pilot
Watch this scene from The Battle of Britain (1969) to see what a battle was like
After this campaign, Hitler turned his attention to the city of London. This next campaign became known as The Blitz
The Blitz was an extensive series of bombing raids on the city of London that lasted from September 7. 1940 to May 10, 1941.
Walk through the streets after a night of bombing
Watch this scene from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005). Remember our discussions about C.S. Lewis and his writings.
The photo in the background is of St. Paul's Cathedral which miraculously survived the bombings.
Now you will be visiting the halls of the British Parliament where Churchill delivered his speeches.
Take this virtual tour of Parliament here.
Despite its destruction during the Blitz, Westminster Palace continued to be a beacon of hope for the British nation and the world as Churchill continued to speak and incite hope in the face of ruin.