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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Critique: A work of simply outstanding scholarship, "Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up" is enhanced with the inclusion of twenty-two pages of Notes, an eight page Bibliography, and a four page Index.
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The same kind of blitzkrieg on a smaller scale that we saw in Iraq," Morrell testified before the House Armed Service Committee.
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He details the relationships and communications that worked in the Luftwaffe to help create the success of the German Blitzkrieg. Unfortunately, they also doomed Germany's war efforts to eventual failure.
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An extraordinary trove of vintage performance clips, demonstrating the incalculable influence of Bad Brains' distinctive brand of sonic blitzkrieg, is undermined by the uncooperative and beyond-eccentric behavior of its blissed-out front-man in this historically invaluable music docu.
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Manstein was a product of the Prussian military order of the Hohen-zollern empire, a veteran of the Great War and the man credited with planning the Blitzkrieg that defeated France, Belgium and the Netherlands and that added the Crimea to Hitler's Third Reich.