The Schlieffen Plan Reconsidered

  title={The Schlieffen Plan Reconsidered},
  author={T. Zuber},
  journal={War in History},
  pages={262 - 305}
  • T. Zuber
  • Published 1999
  • History
  • War in History
  • he history of German war planning prior to the First World War thas been dominated by the 'Schlieffen plan', which was developed in a Denkschnft (study) written in early 1906 by the recently retired Chief of the German General Staff, Count Alfred von Schlieffen. Schlieffen's concept for this war plan was to deploy seven-eighths of the German army between Metz and Aachen, on the right wing of the German front, leaving one-eighth of the army to guard the left flank in Lorraine against a French… CONTINUE READING
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