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why did germans bomb british cities

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Why Did the Germans bomb British Cities between 1940-1? The Blitz was the period in World War 2 from September 1940 to May 1941 when the German air force the Luftwaffe bombed British cities. Hitler hoped that Britain could be bombed into submission. This was the view of many German politicians at the time. They thought that the British civilian population would not be able to survive the onslaught of the aerial attack and would demand the government surrender to Hitler. There were 3 main reasons that Hitler wanted to bomb Britain. The first of theses reasons was because invading Britain was too difficult because of the Royal Air Force (R.A.F) ...read more.

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After his failure with trying to destroy the R.A.F Hitler turned his air force to bombing British cities. The second main reason Hitler bombed the cities of Britain was to try and destroy the morale of the British people. This was a tactic Hitler thought would work because if he destroyed the morale of the British people they would demand the government surrender to Hitler. Hitler bombed the cities hoping this would have many effects on the British people first would be to make them fear Hitler and the Luftwaffe, fear of being bombed and also of their friends and family being bombed. ...read more.

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France without British interference and if he managed to disrupt the industries then they would stop supplying the British armed forces making it easier for Hitler to invade in the future with little or no resistance. Of all 3 of these reasons I think the main reason Hitler bombed the British cities was to disrupt the Transport Systems and Industries this would help him in many ways because he could stop British resistance against his army and air force when they came to invade the country. This would help Hitler win the war over Britain so I think this is the main reason Hitler wanted to bombed British cities. ?? ?? ?? ?? Josh Moore 10/6/2007 ...read more.

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