Source: The Washington Post
quote: (http://www.raf.mod.uk/history/rafhistorytimeline19...24/25 Aug 1940 - German bombs fall on central London for the first time. The following night, 43 aircraft from Bomber Command retaliate by bombing Berlin.
quote: The kriegsmarine was no match for the royal navy as the latter had something like 15x more ships than the former and even a super ship like Bismarck did little to tip the balance.
quote: The German naval commanders knew you could build 300 U-Boats for what it cost to build and crew uber battlewagons like the Bismark