A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940.

beautifulwarbirds: “The holders of the line during the Battle of Britain. The spitfire and Hurricane fighters valiantly attacked the waves of German fighters and bombers.

The Galveston Chronicles Paperback Book Hurricane History Fiction Gulf Coast TX  | eBay

Details about The Galveston Chronicles Paperback Book Hurricane History Fiction Gulf Coast TX

The Galveston Chronicles Paperback Book Hurricane History Fiction Gulf Coast TX

Pilot Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC (aged 22) in his Hawker Hurricane Mk.1 (VY-R) P2923 with 85 Squadron RAF at Castle Camps, RAF Debden's satellite airfield in Cambridgeshire. July 1940.

Royal Air Force ace Pilot Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, of 85 Squadron, climbs out of his plane after an air battle in the skies over England - Battle of Britain - 1940

The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Although largely overshadowed by the Supermarine Spitfire, the aircraft became renowned during the Battle of Britain, accounting for 60% of the RAF's air victories in the battle, and served in all the major theatres of the Second World War.

The unsung plane that REALLY won the Battle of Britain

The unsung plane that REALLY won the Battle of Britain: Hawker Hurricane gets its rightful place in history

North Carolina's Hurricane History: Updated with a Decade of New Storms from Isabel to Sandy

North Carolina's Hurricane History: Updated with a Decade of New Storms from Isabel to Sandy (Hardcover)

North Carolina's Hurricane History: Updated with a Decade of New Storms from Isabel to Sandy

"Plundering Porpoises! Jumping jellyfish! Harrowing hurricanes!"  blustered pirate Captain Pugwash to the work-shy crew of his ship the Black Pig as they sailed the Seven Seas and encountered adventures.

Loved that jaunty, nautical theme tune. Also fondly remember the day we went into the sitting rom to find Daddy in there all alone watching Captain Pugwash.

A Meteorologist's Mistake Cost Thousands of Lives During the Deadliest Hurricane in U.S. History

A Meteorologist's Mistake Cost Thousands of Lives During the Deadliest Hurricane in U.S. History

Galveston,Texas

Worst hurricanes in U.S. history. 5 most destructive, deadly hurricanes through 1950

The 1900 Galveston Hurricane killed more than people. The tragedy may have occurred more than 100 years ago, but it still offers lessons for the future.

Shipwrecks and tree rings unveil hurricane history in the Caribbean

What 330 years of shipwrecks can tell us about hurricanes

is currently in a decade-long hurricane “drought,” could this research really give a glimpse into the future?

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