The Lightning War
When Was It Used?
The Blitzkrieg tactic was used between May 10th and June 21st, 1940 during World War Two.
What Was The Blitzkrieg?
Why Was This Tactic Significant?
The tactic was very significant in WW2 because it was able to help the Germans quickly defeat their enemies while taking minimal losses themselves. The Blitzkrieg was the reason why Germany was able to quickly conquer France, as they were unprepared.
Who Was Involved?
-Alfred Von Schlieffen created the basis of the Blitzkrieg tactic used in WW2.
-Helmuth Von Moltke, Schlieffen’s successor, trained the German Army to use the Blitzkrieg effectively.
-Adolf Hitler used the Blitzkrieg tactic in many of his offensives and it proved to be effective and successful.