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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/31/11 The Blitzkrieg Myth Andy Elkins History 300 November 23, 2010
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5/31/11 What is the blitzkrieg? Before the United States entered the war in 1941, Hitler had already conquered much of the European and African continents by a military tactic known as blitzkrieg. According to Karl – Heinz Frieser, blitzkrieg is a method of warfare that was intended to lessen the gap of time between war time objectives by
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5/31/11 German territorial gains 1936-1938 Although in direct violation of the Treaty of Versailles, which was supposed to insure that the German army never exceeded more than 100,000 troops nor attempt any armed conflict with another nation, Germany was still able to make substantial territorial gains in the
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5/31/11 Germany sends troops into the Rhineland along the French border in March, 1936
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5/31/11 Hitler addresses a crowd after the annexation of Austria in 1938.
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5/31/11 September 1938: Munich Agreement signed by Chamberlain, Hitler, and Mussolini among others which gives Germany control of the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia.
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course HIST 300 taught by Professor November during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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