Essays Tagged: "Schlieffen Plan"

World War I.

opean Countries, as well as the resolution between them. The first catalyst of World War I, the Von Schlieffen plan, whose objective engaged in the occupation of France and Russia in eight weeks, orig ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Was the German defeat on the Western Front caused by the failure of the Schlieffen Plan?

o win a war on two fronts. This plan was devised in the early twentieth century by Count Alfred von Schlieffen and then tinkered with fairly extensively by the younger Moltke right up until 1914. It i ... g totally submissive to the Germans coming through their countries. The Germans' enemies caused the Schlieffen Plan to fail: the Belgians resisted valiantly, putting the plan a crucial two days behind ...

(9 pages) 38 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Why there was stalemate on the Western Front by December 1914.

n Front by December 1914, which include numerous faults in the strategies and implementation of the Schlieffen Plan, tactical and strategic problems, problems in communications and the incapability of ... upplies, and also low morale amongst both armies.Faults in the strategies and implementation of the Schlieffen Plan was a major reason for the formation of a stalemate on the Western Front. The Schlie ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A brief overview of the beginning of WWI including trench warfare

er European political leaders. As the landscape of the war began to take shape, Germany set its Von Schlieffen Plan into motion. To eliminate the possibility of a two front war, the Von Schlieffen Pla ...

(1 pages) 27 1 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Schlieffen plan: What it was, what happened and it's consequences.

The plan was devised by Alfred von Schlieffen (hence the name) , when he devised it he was German Army Chief of Staff, in 1905, the pla ... avoid a war on two fronts (Russia on the Eastern front, and Britain + France on the Western front). Schlieffen thought that France needed to be defeated as soon as possible in the event of a European ... nce needed to be defeated as soon as possible in the event of a European War. If war did break out, Schlieffen knew that Russia and France would be unwilling to fight. Also, Schlieffen estimated that ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

History GCSE coursework WW1. Answering various questions

The First World War(a) Explain how the Schlieffen Plan was meant to work (7)The Schlieffen plan was the strategy that was supposed to allow ... were going to use their network to move their troops around quickly. The most crucial aspect of the Schlieffen plan was mobility, because if the German army did not keep up it's swift momentum it woul ... along the western front? (8)The stalemate developed because of two key factors; the failure of the Schlieffen plan and the nature the nature of the war and the inability to take enemy trenches. The G ...

(9 pages) 139 3 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Was The German Defeat On The Western Front Caused By the Failure Of The Schlieffen Plan?

Germany's defeat on the Western Front was not caused by the failure of the Schlieffen Plan, the plan failed on September 11th 1914 and the war dragged on for another four year ... talemate). There were long-term and short-term reasons for Germany's defeat as a consequence of the Schlieffen plans failure. However, at the time that the Germans had chosen to put this plan into act ... to put this plan into action, it was Moltke who was in charge. Moltke was not fully happy with the Schlieffen plan, and so because of this he made a few adjustments of his own. It is disputed whether ...

(4 pages) 26 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Explain how the Schlieffen plan was meant to work: GCSE Coursework.

History Coursework - The First World War.Explain how the Schlieffen plan was meant to work.The Schlieffen plan was the strategy Germany planned to adopt in t ... It was intended to bring a fast, effective victory for Germany, and was devised by Count Alfred von Schlieffen who was the Chief of the General Staff of the German Army.If a war broke out, Germany wou ... t against Russia. German generals knew that they could not sustain this war on both fronts, and the Schlieffen plan was devised to deal with this.It was calculated that if a war started, Russia would ...

(9 pages) 34 0 2.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Why did the War not end before Christmas 1914?

at Britain, France and Russia on the other side.Much before the war started, Germany had formulated Schlieffen Plan first in 1905 and modified it in 1911. The plan had assumed that if there was any ou ... s Germany could win the war on both Western and Eastern Front within 3-4 months. In actual practice Schlieffen Plan could not be carried out successfully.When Germany invaded France through Belgium, i ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Explain why the stalemate developed on the western front

When the Schlieffen plan failed the German army ordered to begin to fall back. But after the German army has ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Explain how the Schlieffen plan was meant to work.

move. Instead of going straight for Russia, they poured their troops into Belgium and Luxemburg.The Schlieffen plan was named after chief of the general staff Count Alfred von Schlieffen. His first pl ... ect route to Russia's capital, St Petersburg. This was called the Great Eastern Offensive Plan. The Schlieffen plan was planned before the war began and the plan itself was supposed to help Germany av ...

(2 pages) 28 1 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What role did the BEF play in the failure of the Schlieffen plan

me involved in the war because of Belgium. The Germans decided to go through Belgium as part of the Schlieffen plan, and though they knew that the British might become involved they didn't think that ... didn't think that they would and they also felt they didn't need to fear the tiny British force.The Schlieffen plan expected the Belgians to give in when the Germans marched through the country. Howev ...

(3 pages) 1189 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was the Schlieffen Plan a true failure?

The Schlieffen Plan was known as a failure in World War 1 history due to its disability of defeating Fra ... weeks and deadlocks were created afterwards. This plan was named after its creator, Cout Alfred Von Schlieffen (1833-191) who was the former chief of the German general staff. The main aims of this pl ... Russia on two fronts. However, after German was defeated in 1914 at the First Battle of Marne, the Schlieffen was failed. German started to build trenches and the two-front was not avoided. Neverthel ...

(11 pages) 19 1 4.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Reasons For The Outbreak Of World War I in 1914

tional pride, the alliance systems, the arms race, conflict in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the Schlieffen Plan.Before world war broke out, many European nations had suffered sever blows to their ... recautionary mobilisation of forces against possible conflict with Austro-Hungary. This sparked the Schlieffen Plan, signalling the beginning of war.Germany had devised the Schlieffen plan to counter ...

(3 pages) 467 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Why was world war one not over by Christmas?

rything is a reason, or even the main reason but it is also the only reason for the war as well.The Schlieffen planWas Germany's plan to win a quick war. This plan was not looked into enough, and yet ... war. This plan was not looked into enough, and yet the Germans were so sure that it would work. The Schlieffen plan was Field Marshal Alfred, Graf von Schlieffen's (February 28, 1833 - January 4, 1913 ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Battles of world war one

at the Marne River. This battle forced the Germans to regroup North of the Marne and destroyed the Schlieffen Plan.The Schlieffen Plan was the German plan of attack. Its objective was to knock the Fr ...

(3 pages) 719 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

WOrld War 1 Overview

s representative to the Big 4 Vittorio Orlando- Italy's representative to the Big 4 Alfred Graf von Schlieffen- Germany's General who thought of the Schlieffen Plan.T.E. Lawrence- British soldier "Law ... Austro-Hungry, and Italy Triple Entente- the alliance between France, Britain, Russia and late U.S.Schlieffen Plan- Germany's plan to attack France (in West), and Russia (in East).Central Powers- Ger ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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Causes of World War One

of defending themselves against hostile powers," James Joll 'Origins of First World War' 1986. The Schlieffen plan intended on a surprise attack on France from the North through neutral Belgium, Holl ... , the arrangements that took a whole year of intricate labour to complete could not be altered. The Schlieffen Plan as A.J.P Taylor asserts was the "…sole cause for the outbreak of war in 1914, ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Exploring the Possibilities of a successful Schlieffen Plan (Germany's plan in WWI)

Germany Dictates the FutureExploring the Possible Results of a Successful Schlieffen PlanIan WesternInternational Relations - J BlockMR. THOMPSONDelbarton SchoolSeptember 25t ... t evolved into a global conflict. The catalyst that expanded the war was Germany's execution of the Schlieffen Plan, a plan that called for an invasion of France through neutral Belgium. Had Germany e ... an that called for an invasion of France through neutral Belgium. Had Germany executed the original Schlieffen Plan successfully, the resulting events would have been better for the world in compariso ...

(11 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Which factors led to Germany's defeat in the World War I?

Germany and Austria-Hungry, led to their defeat. Both countries had their own plans which were the Schlieffen Plan and the Plan R respectively. The former was to defeat France in six weeks by invadin ...

(3 pages) 4491 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I