This chapter traces development of the Schlieffen plan myth. The Schlieffen plan was manufactured in by the General Staff historical section and senior. Terence Zuber. Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: German War Planning Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, xii + pp. $ Terence Zuber’s Inventing the Schlieffen Plan aggressively attacks a set of historical shibboleths: that Alfred von Schlieffen prepared a detailed invasion plan for.
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The Great War began in August allegedly because the Schlieffen plan forced the German government to schliefgen a Balkan quarrel into a World War by attacking France. Anyone not reading this on a kindle would be advised to have a German-English dictionary and a detailed map of the Imperial German borders handy.
Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: German War Planning, review Samuel R.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, A newly available German staff memorandum, written by Major Wilhelm Dieckmann in the s, allows Zuber to examine Schlieffen’s staff rides, war games, and memoranda between and Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: Inventing the Schlieffen plan 2.
Inventing the Schlieffen Plan
Spiers and Jeremy A. In the end, the Schlieffen plan failed at the battle of the Marne.
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Search my Subject Specializations: Academic Skip to main content. Jones is currently reading it Nov 06, Oxford University Press, That being said, on the whole, the book is very interesting and tackles what is considered to be a fundamental fact of the pre Great War. University Press Scholarship Online. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: To purchase, visit your invenging ebook provider.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Zuber will have none of this.
Books by Terence Zuber. While its general concepts were well known among the Prussian Staff, Zuber thinks the actual study only indirectly influenced Moltke.
The general always worried about the risks of a two-front war and by thought Germany must attack first in the west, well ahead of Schlieffen’s later conclusion. It was the perfect example of the evils of German militarism: Terence Zuber’s Inventing the Schlieffen Plan aggressively attacks a set of historical shibboleths: Schlieffen planwar planwar guiltintelligence estimatewar gameBalkan warbattle of the MarnemilitarismFrance.
Inventing the Schlieffen plan
Deepa Nair marked it as to-read Apr 13, Lists with This Book. Indeed, he notes invetning Schlieffen’s final war game in November-December tested few of the assumptions behind the famous memorandum, thus more proof that it was a manpower paper, not an operational plan.
The Great War began in August allegedly because the Schlieffen plan forced the German government to transform a Balkan quar The existence of the Schlieffen plan has been one of the basic assumptions of twentieth-century military history. The existence of the Schlieffen plan has been one of the thhe assumptions of 20th-century military history. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
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