blitzkrieg blitzkrieg  /b ˈlɪt ˌskriɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
  2. (v) fight a quick and surprising war

Usage(s):

  1. Kim is known to admire the blitzkrieg tactics used by Nazi Germany in the early stages of World War II to swiftly overrun and overwhelm opponents.
  2. During World War II, the Nazis fueled their blitzkrieg into France and Poland with the help of an amphetamine known as Pervitin.
  3. In the autumn of 1942, Guy Sajer, 16, the French-speaking son of a German mother, cockily double-timed into Russia to help recharge the Third Reich's blitzkrieg on the steppes.

News

  1. A few Billings trees no match for powerful winds

    BILLINGS - It was a bad day to be a tree in Billings. Several trees went down during Thursday's blitzkrieg storm, blocking traffic, damaging property and disrupting the power grid.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KTVQ Billings

  2. Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei: "The U.S. Is Behaving Like China"

    Submitted by Michael Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog , Ai Weiwei is a Chinese artist and political dissident.  Although he collaborated on the construction of Beijing National Stadium for the 2008 Olympics, his criticism of the government later led to his arrest without charges and imprisonment for several months.  I believe there are two main takeaways from the following article he wrote for ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  3. Ron Paul Warns Of Electronic Surveillance Back In... 1984

    Submitted by Michael Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog , There are three words that come to mind when I think of Ron Paul; principles, credibility and consistency.  Not only is the video below great because we get to see Dr. Paul speak on the Congressional floor thirty years younger, but also because he was adamantly criticizing civil liberties threats in the context of a Republican President ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

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Quotes

  1. "It was just like a World War II movie of the London blitzkrieg days. ...... I was sort of in semi-shock," said Rollins.
    on May 3, 2007 By: Sonny Rollins Source: Forbes

  2. "The goal of the operation was the destruction and exile of the South Ossetian people," Kokoity said. "South Ossetian fighters courageously thwarted Tbilisi's plans for blitzkrieg. Russian troops came to the rescue of South Ossetia and pushed...
    on Aug 8, 2009 By: Eduard Kokoity Source: AFP

  3. "What we've got is a rib injury, with any number of scenarios that could explain it," said Steven Churchill, an associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke. "We're not suggesting there was a blitzkrieg, with modern humans...
    on Jul 20, 2009 By: Winston Churchill Source: Science Daily (press release)

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