London Review of Books

Letters · LRB 7 March 2013: Go and get killed, comrade

Gideon Lewis-Kraus makes a few errors in his piece about the Spanish Civil War LRB, 21 February. The Germans didn’t ‘perfect the Blitzkrieg in Spain’. The ‘lightning war’ required a good road system, which is why it worked in France but not in Russia. Lewis-Kraus is presumably thinking of the term ‘blitz’, which was misapplied … Continue reading