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In addition to the sections linked below, weapons, military vehicles, and rations are covered in their own sections that you can find from the menu bar on the page top. S. aircraft flying bombing missions against targets in German‐occupied or German‐allied Central and Eastern Europe landed on airfields in the Soviet Union. 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.

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