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    blitzkrieg

    I would like to know how the word blitzkrieg came to be about? How it was formed?


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    Re: blitzkrieg

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    I would like to know how the word blitzkrieg came to be about? How it was formed?
    The word is of German origin.
    blitz: blink, short (in the blink of an eye)
    krieg: war

    Krieg der Sterne: Star Wars


    Blizkrieg is the German equivalent of the English phrase turkey shoot, IMO.
    Last edited by svartnik; 07-Jan-2009 at 07:44.

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