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Operation Sea Lion

The Failed Nazi Invasion That Turned the Tide of War

by Leo McKinstry

Hardcover, 352 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $32.50 |

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Operation Sea Lion
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The Failed Nazi Invasion That Turned the Tide of War
Author
Leo McKinstry

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Describes how the British held off Operation Sea Lion, a two-pronged Nazi invasion in 1940 that included aerial bombardment followed by an attempted land invasion, detailing how the British prevented the Germans from gaining air and sea superiority.