Blitzkrieg


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Blitzkrieg

 

a theory of the conduct of war, developed by German militarists, to win complete victory over the enemy in as short a time as possible, measurable in days or months. The expectations of the German General Staff for the success of a blitzkrieg in World War I (1914–18) and World War II (1939–45) were not realized.

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While we are writing songs for a Blitzkrieg album proper we're going to nip into the studio and re-record the rst album.
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Blitzkrieg to Desert Storm: The Evolution of Operational Warfare by Robert M.
Adolf Hitler consolidated his power on the infamous "Night of the Long Knives" of June 30, 1934, an assassination blitzkrieg in which he wiped out his erstwhile friend Ernst Roehm (who had become a competitor) and the top leadership of Roehm's brownshirted storm troopers.
Robert Citino's Blitzkrieg to Desert Storm: The Evolution of Operational Warfare is a superb book, which will appeal to a diverse group of readers.