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Poland 1939: The Birth of Blitzkrieg (Campaign 107)
Poland 1939:  The Birth of Blitzkrieg

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ISBN: 9781841764085

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The German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 began World War II in Europe, pitting the newly modernized army of Europe's great industrial power against the much smaller Polish army and introducing the world to a new style of warfare of Blitzkrieg. Panzer divisions spearheaded the German assault with Stuka dive-bombers prowling ahead spreading terror and mayhem. This book demonstrates how the Polish army was not as backward as it is often portrayed and fielded a tank force larger than that of the contemporary US Army. Its stubborn defence did give the Germans some surprises and German casualties were relatively heavy for such a short campaign.
  • Softcover
  • 96 pages
  • Color and black and white photos and illustrations
  • Size - 7.5" x 10" - 19cm x 25.5cm

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