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The Blitzkrieg legend : the 1940 campaign in the West

Author: Karl-Heinz Frieser; John T Greenwood
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2005.
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"Here for the first time in English, is an illuminating German perspective on the decisive Blitzkrieg campaign. The account ... provides the definitive explanation for German's startling success and the equally surprising military collapse of France and Britain on the European continent in 1940. In a little over a month, Germany defeated the Allies in battle, a task that had not been achieved in four years of brutal  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karl-Heinz Frieser; John T Greenwood
ISBN: 1591142946 9781591142942
OCLC Number: 60671776
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xx, 507 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The Blitzkrieg: word and concept --
Blitzkrieger without the Blitzkrieg concept: the background of the campaign in the west --
The struggle over the sickle cut plan --
The 1940 Ardennes Offensive --
The decisive battle: the breakthrough of Panzer Corps Guderian at Sedan --
The collapse of the Meuse Front --
The push to the Channel Coast and the problem of the exposed flank --
The "Miracle of Dunkirk" --
The end of the campaign in the west --
Causes of victory and defeat --
Summary and epilogue.
Other Titles: Blitzkrieg-Legende.
Responsibility: Karl-Heinz Frieser with John T. Greenwood.
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Research in original documentation at the German Federal Military Archives and elsewhere showed Frieser that Germany's 1940 campaign in Western Europe happened differently from the conventional  Read more...

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