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What is the Meaning & Definition of war lightning

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Coming from the German concept of Blitzkrieg, which has the same meaning in Spanish, the idea of the lightning Guerra arises at the time of the second world war, in the hands of the German military who sought with this innovative and effective military strategy results deeper and faster in their advance towards the conquest of much of Europe. The notion of Guerra lightning emerged in the 1940 due to the interest that Adolf Hitler had done their advance and conquest about something immediate and effective Europe. Thus, together with the military leaders of the Third Reich, Hitler devised a military strategy that is characterized by the deployment of various military columns simultaneously in order to generate more irreversible and damage deep not only in the enemies territories but also in all those wishing to dominate. In this way, the lightning Guerra meant the mobilization of infantry, ships, military aircraft, tanks and other vehicles simultaneously. This movement take the form of a spear that would advance on the different territories without leaving anything in its path.
Another of the elements characteristic of the lightning Guerra, and hence its name, is the idea of all those military columns had to be mobilized in a quick way, acting with determination and efficiency to not give the enemy time to respond. This military tactic was that was used to progress and dominate Poland, perhaps one of the most important military achievements of Hitler.
It is important to point out that, to promote the effect of this military strategy, Germany had an important arms development, which allowed him to establish itself as a military power, even exceeding powers traditionally military such as England or France. The German arms industry had gained great development since the 19th century and therefore development and attainment of a good military strategy, which put at stake all the power of the German armament was the element that was missing to encourage the advance of this European power.
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