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New Update to the question:
Is there a particular event during the war that "the blitzkrieg" brings to mind?
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New "The blitzkrieg" = Poland ... "The blitz" = London

Expand Edited by drook Dec. 31, 2012, 12:25:51 PM EST
New same here
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New France overrun.
New Usurping of the..
Maginot Line.

Poland and Belgium being over run.
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New Maybe the earliest events that qualified: Spain
Guernica--for those who adsorb 'politics' via artistic depiction aka pics not words.

Thus depicted Picasso: the joint-German/Italian bombing of a village in 1937--proving ground for events following Sept. 1939.

But generally I share--as icon--the 'motorized cavalry' sturm und drang as cited by others.
ie ground action not unlike a day at a NASCAR event/with guns?

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New Not for me.
I just associate it with Nazi Germany at war: aerial bombardments from them on London and from the Brits over Germany.

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     Quick poll: blitzkrieg - (malraux) - (20)
         Re: Quick poll: blitzkrieg - (folkert)
         Stukas. -NT - (mmoffitt) - (1)
             Stukas and Poland -NT - (boxley)
         Re: Quick poll: blitzkrieg - (Another Scott)
         Fast moving, destroy not hold -NT - (drook)
         Update to the question: - (malraux) - (6)
             "The blitzkrieg" = Poland ... "The blitz" = London -NT - (drook) - (1)
                 same here -NT - (boxley)
             France overrun. -NT - (mmoffitt)
             Usurping of the.. - (folkert)
             Maybe the earliest events that qualified: Spain - (Ashton)
             Not for me. - (static)
         Reason for the question: - (malraux) - (5)
             British perspective - (pwhysall) - (3)
                 Bing! - (malraux) - (1)
                     rofl! -NT - (Another Scott)
                 Check... - (scoenye)
             Stukas first. Then tanks + infantry. -NT - (mmoffitt)
         Re: Quick poll: blitzkrieg - (jb4) - (1)
             Jerry Sandusky - (crazy)

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