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"The English air force must have been beaten down to such an extent morally and in fact that it can no longer muster any power of attack worth mentioning against the German crossing."

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The Battle of Britain (German: Luftschlacht um England or Luftschlacht um Großbritannien, literally “Air battle for England” or “Air battle for Great Britain”) is the name given to the World War II air campaign waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940. The objective of the campaign was to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force (RAF), especially Fighter Command. The name derives from a famous speech delivered by Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the House of Commons: “…the Battle of France is over. I expect that the Battle of Britain is about to begin.”

The Battle of Britain was the first major campaign to be fought entirely by air forces, and was also the largest and most sustained aerial bombing campaign to that date. From July 1940 coastal shipping convoys and shipping centres, such as Portsmouth, were the main targets; one month later the Luftwaffe shifted its attacks to RAF airfields and infrastructure. As the battle progressed the Luftwaffe also targeted aircraft factories and ground infrastructure. Eventually the Luftwaffe resorted to attacking areas of political significance and using terror bombing tactics.

The failure of Germany to achieve its objectives of destroying Britain’s air defenses, or forcing Britain to negotiate an armistice or an outright surrender, is considered its first major defeat and a crucial turning point in World War II. By preventing Germany from gaining air superiority, the battle ended the threat that Adolf Hitler would launch Operation Sea Lion, a proposed amphibious and airborne invasion of Britain.

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Male/Female ships are not worthless or unimportant.

Male/Female ships are not worthless or unimportant.

Male/Female ships are not worthless or unimportant.

MALE/FEMALE SHIPS ARE NOT WORTHLESS OR UNIMPORTANT!

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"Creativity is an act of defiance."

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Positivetalia

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Let’s be positive, spread the love~!

This blog is dedicated to all the hetalians out there, whether they’re ask blogs, to roleplay blogs or even just fans of hetalia!

Everday is a new day, so why not start it out with something nice and positive in our fandom?

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Spread this like wildfire aru

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Tornado Safety

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Since it’s that time of year (I should have posted this about two-three months ago, but eh) I figured I’d share some tornado safety for those in tornado alley, or those visiting, or anyone who might need it. The links below offer MUCH more information (I highly suggest…

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mosoli:

fp making sure feli doesnt feel left out or distant from them because hes their only child so erzsi lets him sit on her lap while shes filing taxes and explains all the big words to him. every time rod bakes or cooks hes got feli there measuring and double checking all the ingredients. gil will sometimes call feli in to help him fix the xbox or restart the router even tho he knows how to do it himself. sometimes feli wonders how they ever managed w/o him but hes more than happy to help

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I would like to give Planned Parenthood and their Teen Council forum 10/10 stars

idk about you all, but this made me cry
and i know not all forms do this, this might be the only one, but knowing that at least one organization recognizes me as a person, doesn’t ask me to lie to fit their box, is one of the most calming and beautiful things to experience.

and i’m just waiting for the day when government forms use this, when schools ask for preferred pronouns, when everywhere has an other category for gender and pronouns.

we’re getting there, y’all.  we’re demanding to be seen and it’s working

PLANNED PARENTHOOD YES. Thank you, so awesome.

This is really great. I would like to caution people though that every Planned Parenthood is different. Not all clinics will have this on their forms, and although most clinics aren’t trans negative, treatment options like HRT and other trans resources vary from clinic to clinic.

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It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. It’s like walking up the stairs to your bedroom in the dark and thinking there is one more stair than there is. Your foot falls down through the air and there’s a sickly moment of dark surprise.

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ludbeilschmidt:

okay since everyone’s been watching the season 5 dub of hetalia lately this is probably a good time to do this!!

recently people have been talking more about problematic and offensive jokes in the dub that they feel either don’t stick to the original story, don’t do the…

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you didn’t steal it from anyone neither made it look 99.9% similar to someone to get followers.

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