How The “Phoney War” Early On In WWII Gave Germany The Advantage

Before WWII went into full swing, there was a brief period of silence known as The Phoney War in which the Germans took full advantage.

Phoney War

Wikimedia CommonsTwo soldiers of the British Army peer out from the entrance to their dugout, named ’10 Downing Street’, made from old car doors and corrugated iron, in France, Nov. 28, 1939.

Before World War II evolved into the the deadliest war in history, soldiers puzzled over a short period of inactivity in the months leading up to 1940, which has become known as The Phoney War.