However hitlers troops mastered a new war strategy in

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However, Hitler’s troops mastered a new war strategy in 1939, popularly known as blitzkrieg or the lightning war. This new concept which had elaborate structures utilized mobility rather than attrition which was used during World War I by German troops. This tactic proved to hugely successful in the early stages of the Second World War and was executed by surrounding enemies thereby cutting their line of supply and communication which forced the enemy to attack in unanticipated directions (History.com Staff 2009). Blitzkrieg resulted in quick and decisive win for Germany and they succeeded in crushing the allied forces in during the invasion of Poland. Hitler improved both the breadth and the depth of his army during reinforcement and had a complete budget for all the needs of his army. He heavily invested in the army before the commencement of the war and even in 1938, the demands of the army nearly crippled the German economy. Qn. 3 what was the reaction of Americans?
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Last name 3 The United States started to provide arms and equipment due to the uncertainty of German’s possible domination of Europe which presented a threat to its position in the world (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). The United States entered the war when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in December 1941 prompting Germany to declare war on US because Hitler that Roosevelt would be too much occupied in reiterating the Japanese attack. US however, had a
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