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Blitzkrieg

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propaganda term, not military; dl innuendo
A blitzkrieg is a quick surprise attack by massive ground and air forces. "Blitzkrieg" is from the German words for lighting ("blitz") and war ("krieg"). High ranking The term was not used by German officers came up with military planners, and had it's origins the term Propaganda Ministry of Josef Goebbels. It was used in press accounts to describe their the lightening speed of the German military during [[World War II]] strategy, which was used in all the [[Nazi]] invasions. The strategy is still used today in quick wars, like the invasion of Iraq in 2004. The war was one between two militaries, but America's superior power, coupled with shock-tactics and speed destroyed the Iraqi military very quickly, much like the German annihilation of Polish armed forces in September 1939.
==German use during World War II==
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