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AFTER THE BLITZKRIEG

AFTER THE BLITZKRIEG

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Eastern front 1941-1945
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After the Blitzkrieg: The German Army’s Transitionto Defeat in the East
A MonographbyMajor Bob E. Willis Jr.U.S. ArmySchool of Advanced Military StudiesUnited States Army Command and General Staff CollegeFort Leavenworth, KansasAY 04-05
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Recent experience in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) suggests that the cause and effect correlation between high-velocitymajor combat operations and achieving a complex political endstate such as regime change is becoming less certain in thecontemporary strategic environment. The transition to stability operations in a non-linear, dynamic environment is provingmore difficult, and perhaps more decisive, than the major combat phase of a campaign. The aim of this study is to examinethe difficulty in planning and executing these transitions from the historical perspective of the German invasion of theSoviet Union in June 1941. In the wake of the initial invasion, the German Army began its struggle to secure a territoryencompassing one million square miles and sixty-five million people while pacifying a growing partisan resistance. Thisstudy primarily focuses on the cognitive tension between decisive battle and the need to secure populations andinfrastructure and persuade the occupied country to accept the transition from a defeated government to a new one. It alsoexamines the formulation of resistance movements as complex adaptive systems, the potential of indigenous securityforces and the influence of doctrine, cultural appreciation and interagency cooperation on operational-level transitionplanning.
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Campaign planning, stability operations, partisan warfare
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