Wheels of the Blitzkrieg

  • Exhibition time

2.30 pm

Free. Second World War Galleries.

Thousands of cars, trucks, and motorcycles rolled through Europe and North Africa in the early stages
of the Second World War as part of the German Blitzkrieg or “lightning war”. Join a curator from the Military Heraldry and Technology team to see some of these iconic vehicles for yourself, and find out more about Australia’s wartime experiences.

Warsaw, Poland. 1939-09. German motorised troops reconnoitre the outskirts of Warsaw during the "blitzkrieg" (lightning war).