HMS Hood, the pride of the Royal Navy sunk by the mighty German Bismarck at the Battle of the Denmark Strait on 24th May 1941.
Battle of Atlantic a continuous military campaign lasting the whole period of World War II (1939-1945) between Allied and Axis forces.
Phoney War was a eight-month period of time after the declaration of war by Britian and France against Nazi Germany during 1939
The evacuation of children from British towns and cities gave temporarily protection from the Blitz during the Second World War.
Britains Economy during the war relied on the British Empire and Commonwealth, then financial and other aid from the United States in 1940-41