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Helmuth von Moltke: a general in crisis?

Mombauer, Annika (2000). Helmuth von Moltke: a general in crisis? In: Hughes, Mathew and Seligmann, Matthew S. eds. Leadership in Conflict 1914-1918. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword, pp. 95–116.

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Abstract

About the book:
The First World War was a conflict in which personality and character mattered. Its course and outcome were decided by determined individuals who had to make momentous decisions in very trying circumstances. As battles raged on land, sea and air across Europe, Africa and Asia, the Generals and politicians tried to steer a course to victory. It was never easy and they often disagreed on the best strategy. Yet, men's lives depended on the outcome.

This collection of authorative essays examines these disagreements, portraying the decision-making process on both sides in the Great War. The personalities involved are now household names: Haig, Foch, Lloyd George, Woodrow Wilson and the German Kaiser, William II.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2000 Unknown
ISBN: 0-85052-751-1, 978-0-85052-751-3
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 21775
Depositing User: Jean Fone
Date Deposited: 19 May 2011 10:27
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:38
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21775
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