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What blitzkrieg looks like

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Notes and animated diagram showing concepts of Blitzkrieg. Used for our War and Peace class.

Notes and animated diagram showing concepts of Blitzkrieg. Used for our War and Peace class.

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  • 1. What Blitzkrieg Looks Like
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  • 3. Blitzkrieg:German for "lightning war“
    Employed mobile forces
    Emphasize speed and surprise
    Prevent an enemy from organizing a coherent defense.
    Designed to outmaneuver the enemy rather than attacking him head on.
    Uses concentrated tank forces supported by mobile infantry, artillery and close air support assets.
    Used a decentralized command structure
    Knock out an enemy's communications, supply, and morale
    Move faster than your enemy can think.
    In combat, blitzkrieg forced slower defending forces into defensive pockets that were encircled and by the armored units then destroyed by following Germaninfantry.
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  • 5. supply
    HQs
    supply
  • 6. supply
    HQs
    supply
  • 7. supply
    We must get away now!!
    We have no ammo left!!
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    supply
  • 8. Supply
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