Debate The Myth of Blitzkrieg

  title={Debate The Myth of Blitzkrieg},
  author={J. Paul Harris},
  journal={War in History},
  pages={335 - 352}
Training in the German Army 1919-1939’ for a Festschrift for Sir Basil Liddell Hart, O’Neill began with a bold statement: ’What makes this story worth telling is the development of one idea: the Blitzkrieg.’ ’The German Army’, he continued, ’had a greater grasp of the effects of technology on the battlefield, and went on to develop a new form of warfare by which its rivals when it came to the test were hopelessly outclassed.’ He attributed the rapid fall of France in 1940, in contrast with the… Expand
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