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HI, what does " blow from the blue "mean ? Here is its sentence.

The war would start with a shattering Japanese blow from the blue, Thanks

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    'blow' refers to a war hit, like a missile or gunfire or torpedo blast.
    'blue' can refer to 2 different things, 1) the 'blue' of the ocean, or 2) out of nowhere; with no warning; all of the sudden.


    "From the blue" or "out of the blue" means completely by surprise. The idea is a lightning bolt from a clear blue sky.

    As Jason explained, a blow is a hit. A military strike (an aerial strike?) from Japan.

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