The German Army in the Interwar Years
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Strohn, M. - The German Army in the Interwar Years


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For the military historian the inter-war years are probably one of the most fascinating periods of the twentieth century, despite the fact that it was a comparatively peaceful time for most of the European powers. Historiography of the German army in this period has very much concentrated on the development of the so-called 'Blitzkrieg' as a prerequisite for the German successes in the first half of the Second World War. The quick change from operational defenc…

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Strohn, M., “The German Army in the Interwar Years”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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