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War and Military History
What was the blitzkrieg and the German Luftwaffe?
Blitzkrieg or lightning war was the German invasion tactic of WWII. It involved a sudden attack on all fronts including bombing and strafing by the Luftwaffe or German Air Force. The tactics were very successful.
Asked in Germany in WW2
What did the German ground troops do after the Luftwaffe took control?
they came in and destroyed because of Hitler's blitzkrieg strategy heehehehehheheh ...
Asked in World War 2, Britain in WW2, Germany in WW2
What was the plane of choice for the German luftwaffe?
Heinkel He 110 - Tactical Bombin, Resupplying troops. Messerschmitt Me-109 - Main Fighting plane Junkers Ju-78 Stuka - Blitzkrieg, Tactical Bombing ...
Asked in World War 2
What were the blitzkrieg used by in world war 2?
The Blitzkrieg was a type of German warfare that means "lightning war". It was were, as lightning war suggests, the attackers would throw everything they had. Including infantry, air force (Luftwaffe), tanks, mortar's, and anything else they have. A crucial element of blitzkrieg was surprise, so the victims never knew what hit them until it was too late. ...
On what did the German military strategy of blitzkrieg depend?
Blitzkrieg depended on the strength of the power.
Asked in History of Russia
The German blitzkrieg was a military strategy that depended on what advantage?
In German, Blitzkrieg means lightning war (Blitz-Krieg). Blitzkrieg was named so because it included surprise attacks etc ...
Asked in WW1 Air Warfare, Germany in WW2
Why was the Luftwaffe called that?
Luftwaffe is a German term for the air force branch of the army. The literal translation is Air Power. Luftwaffe is still used for name of the modern German air force. During WW1, the German air force was not called the Luftwaffe. They were simple the German Air Service. They also had a branch in the Navy called the Marine Air Force. ...
Asked in Germany in WW2
Why was the German tactic of using the blitzkrieg so effective?
Blitzkrieg was so affective because the Germans sent in, virtually, everything at once. Going at a fast past overwhelming the enemy with speed and firepower. Infantry, and Tanks would rush in while shooting and force the enemy to fall back while having cover from the German Airforce, or Luftwaffe. Forcing the enemy to fall back or be overrun. ...