The Century of Warfare

Season 1 Episode 10

Blitzkrieg! 1939 - 1940

Aired Unknown Jan 02, 1994 on A&E
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Blitzkrieg! 1939 - 1940
The German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 finally dashed all hope that the conflict of 1914-18 had been the war to end all wars. Britain and France swiftly honoured their pledge to Poland and declared war on Germany, but then seemed as indecisive about how to defeat Hitler militarily as they had been to control him politically. This programme shows how the German Panzers and Stukas unleashed a new form of warfare which proved devastating, swiftly overrunning Norway, Denmark, France, and the Low Countries.* Cavalry versus Tanks * The Maginot Line* The Luftwaffe Triumphant* Panzers drive to the Channelmoreless

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