Operation Sealion Invasion Plans

1000px-OperationSealion.svgNewly released files from MI5 explain how the Germans would have taken Dover and invaded England during World War Two if they had won the air from the RAF during the Battle of Britain.

Dover was to be the focal point of the invasion, but troops would have landed elsewhere along the south coast, as well as in Scotland and the south of Ireland.

After the shock troops had captured the docks at Dover, the plan was for the main contingent of German troops to be brought over in barges and disembark at the docks.

Subterfuge would have been a key part of the German plans for Operation Sealion.

German shock troops would have landed at Dover, dressed in British uniforms, if the Luftwaffe had won the Battle of Britain, newly-released files suggest.

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