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5,000 Tanks: The Allies' World War I Plan 1919 Might Have Been the First Blitzkrieg in History

Michael Peck Security, Europe Can you imagine how the German infantry would have felt at seeing 5,000 steel beasts emerging out of the dust and smoke? Blitzkrieg is usually thought of as a German invention in World War II. But had Imperial Germany not been defeated in November 1918, the first victims of mechanized warfare might have been the Germans themselves in World War I.
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