In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1panzer masculinebefore noun panzer division — división panzer / blindada (alemana) feminine
- The French adopted a rigidly set-piece defensive attitude, epitomized by the Maginot Line, while the Germans opted for fluid mobility, eventually epitomized by the panzer divisions.
- Grouped into corps, the panzer divisions proved tactically and operationally decisive.
- Sixteen exhausted Soviet divisions were holding units of the 2nd and 3rd German panzer groups outside the encirclement ring.
- Will new forms of military organization be required, analogous to the fast carrier task forces and panzer divisions that transformed warfare in World War II?
- With their motorized and panzer divisions, the German Fourth Army in the north and the Tenth in the south played a crucial role in the advance and demonstrated the efficacy of the blitzkrieg.
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