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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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Inventing the Schlieffen Plan

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Jonathan rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Classical, Early, iventing Medieval Poetry and Poets: His earlier articles in War in History prompted fierce retorts from those defending the more familiar Plan in a debate of almost theological intensity. In the end, the Schlieffen plan failed at the battle of the Marne.

Terence Zuber’s Inventing the Schlieffen Plan aggressively attacks a set of historical shibboleths: German War Planning The Great War began inventihg 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.

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Indeed, he notes that 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. Jerome marked it as to-read Jul 29, The existence of the Schlieffen plan has been one of the basic assumptions of twentieth-century military history.

Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Yet it has always been recognized that the Schlieffen plan included inconsistencies which have never been satisfactorily explained.

For the author, the memorandum represents a detailed concept paper that called, as had some earlier exercises, for an initial German attack in the west, moving through Belgium and Holland on the way to France in a sweep possibly going west of Paris.

Refresh and try again. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Hardcoverpages. May 14, Johnny rated it really liked it. And, in the end, the Schlieffen plan failed at the battle of the Marne. Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: Pratiksha Mainkar marked it as to-read Mar 16, Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: To ask other readers questions about Inventing the Schlieffen Planplease sign up.

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Authors Affiliations are at time of print publication. Kirby marked it as to-read Oct 20, Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: And, in the end, the Schlieffen plan failed at the battle of the Marne.

Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: German War Planning 1871-1914

German War Planning Terence Zuber Abstract The existence of the Schlieffen plan has been one of the basic assumptions of 20th-century military history. Now, thanks to the [End Page ] merger of the East and West German archives, and great diligence by Zuber and others, a more objective examination of the “Plan” is possible.

That is the Germans had a set and detailed plan to invade Belgium and sweep past Paris in a giant flanking maneuver once the order to mobilize was given. Galaxy marked it as to-read Mar 20, Book titles OR Journal titles. Books by Terence Zuber. German War Planning, Moltke’s Ostaufmarsch, 3. The existence of the Schlieffen plan has been one of the basic assumptions of twentieth-century military history.