[Ads-l] Further Antedatings of "Blitzkrieg"

Bonnie Taylor-Blake b.taylorblake at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 26 16:45:06 UTC 2015

Oops, make that 26 November 1937.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 12:31 PM, Bonnie Taylor-Blake
<b.taylorblake at gmail.com> wrote:

> There was a belief that an offensive could be carried out rapidly, and
> that an army which attacks strongly and with vigour is irresistible.
> This was the theory of the famous "Blitzkrieg" (lightning war) of
> which Herr Hitler spoke, and which seemed to be particularly the creed
> of the German General Staff.
> From I.E. Revesz, "Peace or War in Europe?; The Problem Studied from
> Eighteen Countries; An Improved Outlook," The Yorkshire Post (Leeds,
> England), 27 November 1937, p. 10; via British Newspaper Archive.

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