The Magical Battle of Britain
By Sable Aradia
“The Magic Circle” by John William Waterhouse
A Puzzling Question of History
It’s a strange footnote of history. Something happened in World War II that doesn’t really make any sense, and nobody really seems to give a lot of thought as to why it happened outside of military academies.
Germany never invaded Britain.
It seems crazy, considering the scope of the German war machine, and considering that Britain was the primary foe who stood in the way of the nightmare of Capitalism and Fascism that was the National Socialist Party. It can be reasonably argued that without Britain to oppose them, world domination would have been within Hitler’s grasp. I would not be writing this because my grandmother would have been gassed when Hitler’s minions got to Canada.
What stopped them? The general consensus among military historians seems to be that in order for an invasion to be…
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