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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However, Germany's success in Blitzkrieg operations contained the seeds of their defeat.
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The Blitzkrieg operations succeeded in France because the French were ill prepared to handle the swift and letha l combination of tanks and attack planes advancing from an unexpected direction.
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Thus, blitzkrieg allowed concentrated mobile forces to punch through the enemy's defenses and rapidly exploit the breakthrough, stunning the enemy so that it could not conduct effective countermeasures.
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They dug into the iron-hard ground near the German frontier in bitter December weather, only to suddenly find themselves fighting for their lives when the final German blitzkrieg erupted out of the Ardennes Forest in front of them.
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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.