War Birds: Diary of an Unknown Aviator (Texas A& M

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However, initially the alliance provided limited direct military support to Poland, consisting of a cautious, half-hearted French probe into the Saarland. [61] The Western Allies also began a naval blockade of Germany, which aimed to damage the country's economy and war effort. [62] Germany responded by ordering U-boat warfare against Allied merchant and warships, which was to later escalate into the Battle of the Atlantic. While British soldiers were sent to the Continent, there were no big battles fought between two sides. [33] Then, in April 1940, Germany decided to attack Norway and Denmark so that it would be safer to transport iron ore from Sweden.

Pages: 277

Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr (April 1988)

ISBN: 0890963274

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