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Schlieffen

Alfred , Count von Schlieffen. 1833--1913, German field marshal, who devised the Schlieffen Plan (1905): it was intended to ensure German victory over a Franco-Russian alliance by holding off Russia with minimal strength and swiftly defeating France by a massive flanking movement through the Low Countries. In a modified form, it was unsuccessfully employed in World War I (1914)
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This book details the German failure in the invasion of Belgium in August 1914 at the outset of World War I from the perspective of an army planner and focusing on the planning and execution of the attack, including faulty reconnaissance and information and transmission issues with the Schlieffen Plan.
Foley, "Preparing the German Army for the First World War: The Operational Ideas of Alfred von Schlieffen and Helmuth von Moltke the Younger," War and Society 22, no.
Before a hasty mobilization, Moltke wanted to change the Schlieffen
(11) The carefully timed Schlieffen Plan had fallen apart, and the Western Front soon devolved into a stagnant trench war of attrition that would last for much of the next 4 years.
Von Schlieffen knew Germany couldn't fight a war against both at the same time.
(32.) For example, see Gerhard Ritter, The Schlieffen Plan: Critique of a Myth (London: Oswald Wolff, 1958), 134-48, for text of Schlieffen's "great memorandum" of December 1905; L.
It described a modest variation of the Schlieffen Plan that the Kaiser's Germany had used to invade France in 1914, violating Belgian neutrality en route.
Two essays look ahead, comparing Clausewitz to Alfred von Schlieffen in their interpretations of Frederick the Great's campaigns; and Clausewitz to Marc Bloch on their interpretations of disastrous defeats--Prussia in 1806 and France in 1940, respectively.
1545 ss.; Katharina Grafin von Schlieffen: "Rhetorik und rechtsmethodologische Aufklarung", in: Rechtstheorie 32, 2001, p.
"The tactical blueprint for the coalition's move into Syria while also remaining in Yemen is based on the Schlieffen Plan, Imperial Germany's pre-World War I strategy for conducting war on two fronts," Obaid wrote.
Ambos os conceitos marcam na analise retorica apenas "os pontos desconhecidos de fonte e do escape das conexoes de efeitos que realmente interessam, a saber: como um orador deve-se comportar para convencer um auditorio" (SCHLIEFFEN, 2001, p.
(10) Graf Schlieffen in 1898 warned against a southward attack on the Western front explicitly because of the strong Swiss army.