The Blitzkrieg Legend: The 1940 Campaign in the West
Naval Institute Press
, 2005 - History
- 507 pages
"Here for the first time in English, is an illuminating German perspective on the decisive Blitzkrieg campaign. The account ... provides the definitive explanation for German's startling success and the equally surprising military collapse of France and Britain on the European continent in 1940. In a little over a month, Germany defeated the Allies in battle, a task that had not been achieved in four years of brutal fighting during World War I ... This study explodes many of the myths concerning German blitzkrieg warfare and the planning for the 1940 campaign"--Jacket.