Operational Outline: 1939 - 1945 I. PHASE ONE - BLITZKRIEG OF '39/'40 • 39' March: Germany occupied/annexes Czechslovakia • 39' April: Italy invades/occupies Albania. • 39' September: German invasion of Poland. • 40' April: Germany invades/occupies Norway, Denmark • 40' May: Germany invades Low Countries • 40' June: Germany attacks/occupies France • Option I: Destruction BEF at Dunkurk under Guderian, Rommel, Goring, Rundstedt • Option II: Luftwaffe action against RAF sector and radar stations in preparation of Sea Lion. • Option III: Hitler demands German passage via French N. Africa as condition of Parisian surrender and Vichy formation. II. PHASE TWO - AFRICAN GAMBIT OF '40 - '42 • 40' August: Italy attacks Allies in Africa • 40' September: Germany, Italy, Japan sign Axis Pact • 40' October: von Thoma concludes N. Africa comments • 40' November: 4 Pz, 3 Mtr Div. to N. Africa (Rommel) • 40' December: Allies push Italian Army to Libya • 41' March: 4 Pzr, 1 Mtr Div. push British to Egypt • 41' May: Germans siezed Alexandria; Cairo; Suez • 41' June: British Fleet to Red Sea • 41' July: Yug., Gre., Rum., Bul., Fin. to Axis Pact • 41' August: 3 Pzr, 2 Mtr Div. to French N. Africa • 41' September: 1 Pzr, 1 Mtr Div. to Levant; Iraq • 41' November: Axis in Sp. Morocco; Br. flee Gib. • 41' December: Japan invades Thai., HK, Sing.; not US • 42' April: Turk. joins Axis; Iraq joins Axis • 42' - 43': Germ., Ital., Jap. consolidate Axis Pact • 44' - 45': Unrest. Sub Warfare in Atlantic • 42' - 50': Consolidate Zolleverien; Industrialize • Option I: OKH authorizes seizure of Sp. Morocco; threatens Gib. British flee Malta. Seizure of Dakar, Senegal for use as Sub/Air base against So. Atlantic • Option II: OKH authorizes infiltration of Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uraguay; coerces Axis-sympathetic governments to declare for Germany • Option III: Form European economic community to be dependant upon German aims; threaten Soviet Union into provision - via rail - of vital resources from Levant, Siberia, Far East. Slowly industrialize and expand to face US threat.