Today is considered the beginning of the start of the Battle of Britain with Luftwaffe attacks on England. England was not fully prepared but did have some weapons, some good Hurricanes and a few Spitfires and was developing Radar and their system of control with observes and the control rooms, and the had Sir Winston and the one essential for that time of the war which was his unshakable opposition to Hitler and the British people's determination not to quit no matter the odds.