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Q: What does the word "blitzkrieg" mean?
A: Blitzkrieg is an anglicised word describing all-motorised force concentration of tanks, infantry, artillery, combat engineers and air power, concentrating overwhelming force at high speed to break through enemy lines, and, once the lines are broken, [ proceeding without regard to its flank. ]
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The word "blitzkrieg" means "lightning war" in English (German Blitzen, lightning; Krieg, war). Western journalists adopted the term after Germany invaded Poland in 1939.
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