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Lesson 6 ALLIANCES AND FRANCE
Blitzkrieg German for “Lightning War” A military strategy that involved a combined arms of armored vehicles, infantry, and air support to advance quickly towards the flanks (side) of an enemy surrounding them and then destroying them. Developed by General Hans Guderian, it proved highly effective. Most armies were trained in stationary or defensive warfare and did not take into consideration of tanks and air support working together.
French Confusion France had a long ancestral hatred of the German which fuelled them to place cruel terms on Germany after WWI During the signing of the armistice, a French General, General Ferdinand Foch left the railroad car before the preamble of the terms of armistice were read out. This was seen as the ultimate insult by the Germans and would not be forgotten by the Germans, specifically Hitler.
French Confusion Even after the signing of the Treaty of Versailles,

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