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Moltke

1. Count Helmuth Johannes Ludwig von . 1848--1916, German general; chief of the German general staff (1906--14)
2. his uncle Count Helmuth Karl Bernhard von . 1800--91, German field marshal; chief of the Prussian general staff (1858--88)
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Moltke on the Art of War: Selected Writings (Novato, CA: Presidio, 1993), 184.
With 2015 still undetermined for the young racer, von Moltke has spent his off season solely focused on preparing for the next time he gets behind the wheel.
The second important change initiated by Moltke was the cancellation of the invasion of Dutch territory.
3) Moltke, Marshal of the Soviet Union Mikhail Tukhachevskii, Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding, and Boyd were forced to think about C2 operations based on the evolving character of war in their day but also produced insights about C2 fundamentals in the nature of war.
Marshal Joseph Joffre clearly outgeneraled Moltke in the run-up to and execution of the Battle of the Marne.
The Moltkeviertel ('Moltke Quarter') was named, following the practice before the First World War of honouring military figures, after the Prussian Generalfeldmarschall Helmuth Graf von Moltke.
South African race car driver Dion von Moltke will lead a 10-day adventure tour of South Africa shortly after the conclusion of the 2012 Grand-Am Rolex season in partnership with South African Airways.
Helmuth von Moltke not only revolutionized the administration and logistics practices of the Prussian Army, he also instituted the use of Prussian railroads for military purposes.
Stability on this scale is very welcome, particularly against an uncertain economic backdrop in many major markets," said Peter von Moltke, Chief Executive Officer, UBM Aviation.
Annika Mombauer, the author of a book on Moltke the Younger, offers up a review of German planning.
Strategic thinkers, even those as formidable as Moltke the Elder, were frustrated by the apparent failure of these wars to follow the logic of warfare.