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Synonyms for blitzkrieg

a swift advance or attack


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Synonyms for blitzkrieg

a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment

fight a quick and surprising war

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Blitzkrieg, sporting shades and a militaristic crew cut, came out waving a flag bearing the Iron Cross, a symbol associated with German military iconography dating back to the 19th-century Prussian army and, in contemporary usage, with white supremacy.
The Indian concept of division-sized Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) was first conceived by the father of German Blitzkrieg General Heinz Guderian in his book 'Achtung Panzer' (1937).
The successes of the German Blitzkrieg in 1939-41 were as surprising as they were swift.
"Teen Wolf" Season 6, episode 8 is called "Blitzkrieg." The word refers to fast and intense military action.
It was in this Spanish Civil War that Germany first deployed its Blitzkrieg tactics, and where mass bombings of civilian targets were first deployed in warfare.
This compelling book examines significant battles to learn how victory was won or lost in conflicts such as the Battle of the Atlantic, Germany's blitzkrieg, Dieppe, Pearl Harbor and the dropping of the atomic bombs.
and South Korean forces "with an ultra-precision blitzkrieg strike of the Korean style".
With the crowd suitably warmed up, local heroes Blitzkrieg returned to the BroFest stage following their hugely successful headlining show last year.
They may repeat the same kind of "blitzkrieg" that the world saw in Iraq, Michael Morrell, former acting director of the CIA, said.
Chapter titles include "A Scary Christmas But a Happy New Year: The Philippines, December 1941," "Japanese Blitzkrieg: April 3, 1942," "The Fighting General of Bataan," and "Honorable But Not Easy: The Surrender of Bataan." Some of the events covered include the war's first PT boat raid and the bombing of Bataan's hospital.
Doberman isn't some blitzkrieg of a tune to go with the title but another soft idle musical saunter with interlocking harmonies and chimming guitars.
Blitzkrieg By January 1933 he wielded absolute power.
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CLAIMING that the BJP had come to power in the Centre due to the advertisement blitzkrieg unleashed by the party during the Lok Sabha poll campaigns, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that effect of the advertisement was on the wane.