The Impact Of Aircraft On The United Kingdom Of World War II

863 WordsMay 19, 20164 Pages
Aircraft have always played an important role when taking us to places otherwise inaccessible. Whether it be an airliner with passengers or military carrier, air travel results in faster, more efficient completion of task. The way we navigate the skies can make or break the success of business or military operations. However, there are some dangers that exist. Being thousands of feet up in the sky leaves us prone to catastrophic failure of a component or detection and engagement from defensive air and ground forces. Safety is a must and as a result, advanced technologies, shaped and inspired by renowned conflicts and events, such as “radar jamming systems”, were developed in order to insure the safety of those on the ground and in the sky. At the dawn of World War II, the U.S. were in no way a threat to any other country, yet were serving partially as a provider for its European allies. Have been given freedom to do so by the Lend-Lease bill, the U.S provided significant military supplies and other aids mostly to the United Kingdom and other allies involved in the war against Nazi Germany. It wasn’t until December 7, 1941 when America joined the war after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This attack later led Hitler crazed Germany and Italy to join Japan in a declaration of war against the United States. The United States were now cornered by forces from different sides of the world. Even though Japan settled down after the U.S. bombings of Hiroshima and
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