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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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While Citino began his work with Frederick, the Great Elector of the seventeenth century, Gross begins his book with Helmuth von Moltke, Moltke the Elder, and thus wades into a controversy that still resonates today, especially in the American military.
New capital requirements "have been a focus point but not a challenge" for Citi, von Moltke said, because the company was well-positioned to meet them.
Moltke on the Art of War: Selected Writings (Novato, CA: Presidio, 1993), 184.
The second important change initiated by Moltke was the cancellation of the invasion of Dutch territory.
Men such as Field Marshal Helmuth von Moltke (the Elder) and the US Air Force's Col John Boyd mark a steady rise toward identifying C2 operations as the prime integrator of military power in terms of people, ideas, weapons, and machines.
Drawing on her monograph, Helmut von Moltke and the Origins of the First World War (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001), she has discussed this question in an excellent text book--The Origins of the First World War.
The Group will be led by Mike Miller, who will report to Nicholas Von Moltke, president and chief operating officer of the Global Atlantic Life & Annuity business.
Mr Kerr took out a mortgage for the PS150,000 purchase of his Moltke Street home in 2007.
But he also shows the many ways that Helmuth von Moltke (the Younger), Chief of the German General Staff, altered the plan (in some ways for the better and in others for the worse)--and so Herwig generally refers to the final version as the Schlieffen-Moltke Plan.
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.