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The Home Defence Executive (H.D.E.) was formed on 10 May 1940 under General Sir Edmund Ironside, Commander-in-chief Home Forces, to organise the defence of Britain from invasion by the Axis powers [1]

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Notes and references

  1. Collier, Basil. "The defence of the United Kingdom". Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957. p103.

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