11.17.10 - 11.17.10 CH 10 cont British and France against...

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11.17.10 CH 10 cont - British and France against Germany. Germany invades Poland. - (140) lessons learned. 3 Effects of WWII - End of Euro-dominance - Emergence of 2 super powers. US & Soviet Union. - Expand power of centralized government - Same weapons, but improvements. Quicker, stronger. - A bomb: changes everything. - New type of war. Lightening war . Blitzkrieg . - Fast moving, revolutionary. Germans. - Mechanized warfare. - Fast tanks. 40-50km/h - Mobile infantry. Moving with armored vehicle. - Support: air force. Luftwaffe. - Poland taken over quickly because they had cavalry. - Norway is next for Germany to take. King flees. - Ports for launching attacks on England - Take out France. Same strategy as WWI - Plan: come from north. “pretend” Really in arden forest. - Forested area, wouldn’t think of it because tanks can’t go through. - They end up splitting forests by tanks - May 10 th 1940, starts to push towards west. -
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