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Blitz, German for "lightning", may refer to:

In warfare[edit]

  • Blitzkrieg, a rapid attack by combined forces, used by Germany in the Second World War
  • The Blitz, the German aerial campaign against Britain in the Second World War



  • Blitz BASIC, a dialect of the BASIC programming language
  • BlitzMail, the internal e-mail network at Dartmouth College
  • Blitz++, a C++ class library for scientific computing
  • Blitz (software), a cloud-based load-and performance-testing service (SaaS)

Video games[edit]


American football[edit]

Other sports[edit]


Toys and games[edit]


  • Blitz, the alter-ego of George in the web comic Bob and George
  • Blitz (character), a fictional anthropomorphic doberman from the action/comedy cartoon Road Rovers
  • Blitz, a robot dog from the cartoon C.O.P.S.
  • Zorin Blitz, from the manga Hellsing
  • Blitz (comics), a Flash-based Big Bang Comics hero
  • Blitz, the villain in the 2011 film of the same name
  • the Blitz, in the "Blitzgiving" episode of the TV show How I Met Your Mother



See also[edit]

  • Bristol Blitz, the German bombing raids on Bristol, England in 1940 and 1941
  • Hull Blitz, the German Second World War bombing campaign targeting Kingston upon Hull
  • Rotterdam Blitz, the German bombing raid on Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1940
  • Blitzkrieg ("lightning war"), a military strategy developed by Nazi Germany
  • Blitzy, a fictional dog character from Mona the Vampire