World War II Timeline

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World War II Timeline Brittany Livick His/125 October 14th, 2011 World War II Timeline Spring 1940 Hitler moved his troops through Belgium and Holland in a blitzkreig A blitzkreig is known as a “lightning war”. This means that a force concentration of tanks, infantry, artillery, and air power, concentrating overwhelming force at very high speed to destroy enemy lines, and once destroyed it keeps its enemy off balance, making it easy to overtake them. Hitler moved his troops through, and the lower countries fell in only twenty three days, allowing the Germans a route into France. This was important in the war because it gave the Germans a running start, and made them more powerful. December 7, 1941 The attack on Pearl Harbor
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