Definition of blitzkrieg in English:
An intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory.
- Another aspect of the centralized Soviet leadership was the role of partisan warfare in defeating the blitzkrieg.
- During World War II, the German blitzkrieg demonstrated a major change in the conduct of warfare.
- The idea of lightning strikes, blitzkriegs, and selective engagement per se is nothing new, going way back into military history.
Second World War: from German, literally 'lightning war'.
Definition of blitzkrieg in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan