LIGHTNING WAR

BY: CONOR DUDLEY

VERY important fact

  • The main weaponry they used (besides guns) is tanks and planes

DESCRIBE THE LIGHTNING WAR

  • The main countries the Nazis tried to defeat is Poland and Russia
  • Yet the Soviet Union had somewhat helped France and other small countries make the Nazis surrender
  • Later on in the war the United States of America got involved because the bombing of Pearl Harbor

WHAT WERE THE DATES OF THE WAR

  • The main dates of the Lightning War was from 1939 to 1941
  • The whole entire World War 2 (not including the causes) was from 1939 to 1944/45
  • German forces surrendered April 29, 1945

WHAT WERE THE MAIN CAUSES OF THE LIGHTNING WAR

  • Normandy
  • Pearl Harbor
  • The Holocaust
  • The German invasion

FUN FACTS


  • Russia and Germany practically helped each other win
  • The lightning war is also known as blitzkrieg
  • The Nazis strategy was having a weak centre and two powerful planks