Mediterranean and Middle East. At its core was the Allied naval blockade of Germany , announced the day after the declaration of war, and Germany's subsequent counter-blockade. The campaign peaked from mid through to the end of Convoys , coming mainly from North America and predominantly going to the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union , were protected for the most part by the British and Canadian navies and air forces. These forces were aided by ships and aircraft of the United States beginning September 13,
Battle of Britain
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The most interesting thing about the Tory sleaze scandal is not the Boris Johnson vs Dominic Cummings grudge match, enjoyable though that is. Everyone knows these are two thoroughly unscrupulous and unpleasant individuals. Dictator Idriss Deby, killed last week, helped France cling on to its colonial legacy in Africa, writes Charlie Kimber. Socialist Worker is your paper.
Battle of Jutland
And of all the lines drawn on maps in the 18th century, perhaps the most famous is the Mason-Dixon Line. Over time, the line was extended to the Ohio River to make up the entire southern border of Pennsylvania. But it also took on additional significance when it became the unofficial border between the North and the South, and perhaps more importantly, between states where slavery was allowed and states where slavery had been abolished. It is called the Mason and Dixon Line because the two men who originally surveyed the line and got the governments of Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland to agree, were named Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon.
An exploration of Britain's handling of the coronavirus pandemic is the focus of this week's Mirror Book Club. Our reviewer John-Lewis Stempel is no fan of the Prime Minister, yet he finds a new account of Britain's handling of the coronavirus pandemic driven by dislike for Boris Johnson and lacking in its methods. And for the first time Edward St Aubyn steps away from his critically-acclaimed Patrick Melrose series, with our reviewer suggesting his new novel is found wanting for the writer's skill for depth of characterisation, which has been dropped in favour of big ideas, often discussed in clunky dialogue. Almost an indictment for manslaughter.