Essays Tagged: "Blitzkrieg"

Civil War

ur million enslaved blacks. 'The Civil War stands not only as a steppingstone to the lighting war - blitzkrieg- of 1939 to 1945. Politically a civil war, militarily it was actually a conflict between ...

(9 pages) 174 0 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Civil War, the ulmination of four decades of intense sectional conflict of social and political difference between the North and the South

ur million enslaved blacks. 'The Civil War stands not only as a steppingstone to the lighting war - blitzkrieg- of 1939 to 1945. Politically a civil war, militarily it was actually a conflict between ...

(9 pages) 209 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Blitzkrieg and the Invasion of Poland... This is a study of the events leading up to the German invasion of Poland and the influence of Guderian and the Blitzkrieg on the outcome.

Panzer Division. These two assets combined with infantry units were the main elements of Germany's Blitzkrieg or Lightening War. These methods were new and unproven by the Germans and would be put to ... land that led to the events of 1 September 1939?2.What advancements regarding the military made the Blitzkrieg possible and successful in the conquest of Poland, and what role did General Heinz Guderi ...

(10 pages) 156 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Blitzkrieg.

European HistoryTHE BLITZKRIEG'Blitzkrieg', meaning 'Lightning War' was a term coined by an American Journalist when the ... nd, along with their government retreated from the country. Historian Ward Rutherford described the Blitzkrieg method as, "the way to achieve this lay not in bigger, less mobile and, of necessity, few ... rman foot soldiers, supported by artillery, which mopped up any resistance that remained. Hitler's 'Blitzkrieg' succeeded beyond his wildest imagination with only 45,000 dead, wounded, or missing. Hei ...

(3 pages) 63 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

WWI paper through the eyes of a reporter in the middle of the war.

bombing proved to be useful in hitting that which they could not see.The Germans used the term of "blitzkrieg" to classify the tactic of swift accurate bombing then punching through the battle lines ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Bibliography of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

. Panzer Leader is a remarkable look into the mind of one of the most influential architects of the Blitzkrieg. Guderian, though sometimes a bit self-promoting, recorded a clear and easily understood ... d also provides insight to the tactics and strategies borrowed from the British and utilized by the Blitzkrieg. Also, Guderian gives his personal thoughts on F. M. Rommel and his abilities as a comman ...

(7 pages) 99 3 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

'Explain the importance of the Battle of Britain as a turning point of the Second World War.' An examination of the significance of the battle of Britain as a turning point in WW2.

ddition to technological improvements, Germany had developed radical new military tactics. Known as blitzkrieg, it involved concentrating forces in an attack as one weak point in the enemy lines, then ... nco-German boarder), by first advancing through Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg. Through utilizing 'blitzkrieg' tactics the aforementioned countries were defeated in only three weeks, providing the Ge ...

(6 pages) 107 4 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Similarities between Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin

o conquer much of Europe, they were both quite found of infantry based warfare, Hitler invented the Blitzkrieg, or "lightning war" which he used to quickly capture a good chunk of Eureope. While Stali ...

(2 pages) 17311 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Patton bio and what made hima good leader

m them. Hitler, who was a leader at the same time as him, was a key player in his tactics. He used "Blitzkrieg", the German word for lightning strikes, as his main tactic on the battlefield, soldiers ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Assess the exetent to which military defeats contributed towards the collapse of Nazism.

But as the war came to an end Germany began to come th terms with their impending loss.Germany used Blitzkrieg attacks to invade France. On the 21 May, French and British troops were surrounded in Bel ... many faults. His military tactics were limited; always on the offensive attacking with one method, Blitzkrieg. When Hitler was forced to defend he was unprepared and unsure on how to defend properly. ...

(7 pages) 36 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Account for the military defeat and collapse of Nazism

ighly unexpected by the German people especially with the initial euphoria that was associated with Blitzkrieg. Because of Germany's rapid penetration and defeat of the Polish in 1939, Germany reached ...

(5 pages) 44 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Answers to some questions about world war II

o gain living space for Germans and to win control of regions rich in resources. He unleashed a new blitzkrieg - the Russians lost two and a half million soldiers.f) In 1941, FDR convinced Congress to ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Germany

ut as the war came to an end Germany began to come the terms with their impending loss.Germany used Blitzkrieg attacks to invade France. On the 21 May, French and British troops were surrounded in Bel ... many faults. His military tactics were limited; always on the offensive attacking with one method, Blitzkrieg. When Hitler was forced to defend he was unprepared and unsure on how to defend properly. ...

(7 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Resistance Movements Throughout Europe that played important roles in deafeating the Germans in WWII.

erman occupied countries, and they were a vital part in the fall of the German army.The devastating Blitzkrieg attacks of 1939 to 1941, which took in Poland, Norway, Western Europe and Russia, had giv ...

(4 pages) 31 1 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Social Reformist and Market Liberal approaches may have been suitable for the social condition of the 20th Century, but 3rd Way welfare policies are more relevant to the 21st Century.

riminate than of any previous conflicts. Previous wars had mostly been fought far from Britain. The Blitzkrieg, the war by air, changed this. It destroyed millions of homes and forced people from the ...

(12 pages) 128 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Another essay on Axis powers defeat

ical improvements, Germany and the Axis Powers had developed radical new military tactics. Known as Blitzkrieg it involved concentrating force in an attack as one weak point in the enemy lines, then a ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Hitler

were based on defensive tactics, but Hitler was aware that his goals could only be met offensively. Blitzkrieg, a new German concept emerged from this type of warfare by Colonel Guderian, involving ta ... ted precisely (Wall, 143-44).By September 1939, no other country had the military power to stop the Blitzkrieg. Germany had the man power and superiority in the air as well. Their first target was Pol ...

(11 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Blitzkrieg

Blitzkrieg Heading into 1939, Hitler knew that his every move was being scrutinized by the A ... would send a message to his opponents. The resulting attack employed a new military tactic known as blitzkrieg. Though many people attribute the strategy of blitzkrieg to Hitler or the German g ... in 1934 [www.spartacus.net]. Germany had now laid the groundwork for its military's future. Blitzkrieg, literally translated as "lightning war", was called by such a name because it was ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

USE OF WEAPONS IN WW2

to surrender unconditionally (Goodman). During this period a popular German tactic was introduced, "Blitzkrieg" or also referred to as "lightning war". Rapid advances into enemy territory coordinated ... acks penetrated enemy defense, which struck and shocked the enemy as if it was struck by lightning. Blitzkrieg was the basis of modern warfare in the mechanized age of weaponry and vehicles simply bec ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Canadian Herald - World War II Newspaper

as a major battle in World War II. It all began in April 1940, when Adolf Hitler decided to set his blitzkrieg across Western Europe. The blitzkrieg struck Denmark, and immediately the order was sent ...

(6 pages) 508 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II