Despite the fact that World War Two is known primarily for the collaboration of the great Allied nations who came together to triumph over Hitler, key players in the war such as the Soviet Union and the United States of America had remained decisively neutral by the time the Battle of Britain had begun. This left England alone, in Prime Minister Churchill’s words, against “the menace of tyranny” and was considered worldwide to be a militarily hopeless situation for the allies. Against all odds, however, Britain succeeded, paving the way for an Allied recovery.
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