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Old Yesterday, 02:04 AM   #1881
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The Luftwaffe were expecting a short war and Churchill with his lack of appeasement, and with the support of the too slow Gloster Gladiators in the RAF, was expecting it to be all over by Christmas. They were both wrong.
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Old Yesterday, 05:15 AM   #1882
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Originally Posted by Henri McPhee View Post
The Luftwaffe were expecting a short war and Churchill with his lack of appeasement, and with the support of the too slow Gloster Gladiators in the RAF, was expecting it to be all over by Christmas. They were both wrong.
Really?
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Old Yesterday, 05:16 AM   #1883
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That's your summary of the thread so far?
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Old Yesterday, 07:54 AM   #1884
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It's as uncannily accurate as any of his other posts.
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Old Yesterday, 04:05 PM   #1885
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Originally Posted by Henri McPhee View Post
The Luftwaffe were expecting a short war and Churchill with his lack of appeasement, and with the support of the too slow Gloster Gladiators in the RAF, was expecting it to be all over by Christmas. They were both wrong.
Henri goes for a fringe reset, looses the ball, hits himself in the head with his left ankle and knocks himself out of bounds.

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Old Yesterday, 05:41 PM   #1886
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Originally Posted by Henri McPhee View Post
The Luftwaffe were expecting a short war and Churchill with his lack of appeasement, and with the support of the too slow Gloster Gladiators in the RAF, was expecting it to be all over by Christmas. They were both wrong.

[citation needed]

Further, what part of "The Gladiator was fast enough to catch the He 111, and in any case the RAF already had four Hurricane squadrons operational" was unclear?
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