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Schlieffen, Alfred Graf von 1833-1913

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Works: 145 works in 404 publications in 3 languages and 4,891 library holdings
Genres: Military history  Records and correspondence  History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Maps 
Roles: Author, Creator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: U102, 355
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Cannae by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

28 editions published between 1913 and 1992 in German and English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grev Alfred von Schlieffen (1833-1913), preussisk Feltmarskal med deltagelse i krigene 1866 og 1870-71 - fra 1884 leder af Generalstabens militærhistoriske arbejder - fra 1891-1906 Generalstabschef - "Schlieffenplanen"
Alfred von Schlieffen's military writings by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over 80 years since his death, Generalfeldmarschall Alfred Graf von Schlieffen remains one of Imperial Germany's most intriguing figures. During his 15 years as Chief of the General Staff, Schlieffen left his stamp not just on the Kaiserheer, but also on the Reischswehr and the Wehrmacht. Although he never wrote a comprehensive work of theory, Schlieffen's ideas have inspired countless books and articles - many of which argue that his military theories brought ruin to Germany and the rest of Europe in the First World War. Few other personalities from Wilhelmine Germany have provoked as much ink, or as much acrimony, as Alfred von Schlieffen." "This important new book makes some of Schlieffen's more important texts available to an English-speaking audience for the first time. Robert Foley provides translations of Schlieffen's staff rides and other publications, as well as some rarely seen selections from the archives. Each selection is fully annotated, putting the document into context for the modern reader. The texts reproduced here include 'On War of Today', 'Cannae', 'Million-Man Armies' and 'Schlieffen's Last Kriegsspiel'. The book also includes a section of contemporary photographs. This book will be indispensable reading for all serious students of German military history and the First World War and will also appeal to the informed general reader."--Jacket
Gesammelte Schriften by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

16 editions published between 1913 and 1978 in German and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesammelte Schriften by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

12 editions published in 1913 in German and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On war by Carl von Clausewitz( Book )

18 editions published between 1814 and 1937 in German and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On War is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy. Since the work's first appearance in 1832, it has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generations of soldiers, statesmen, and intellectuals. The most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy, Carl von Clausewitz's book stands as one of the world's great classic works on the subject
Gneisenau by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

6 editions published between 1933 and 1940 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefe. by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

6 editions published in 1958 in German and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Grossen Generalstabsreisen - Ost - aus den Jahren 1891-1905 by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dienstschriften des Chefs des Generalstabes der Armee Generalfeldmarschalls Graf von Schlieffen by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in German and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die taktisch-strategischen Aufgaben aus den Jahren 1891-1905 by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

3 editions published between 1927 and 1937 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dienstschriften des Chefs des Generalstabes der Armee Generalfeldmarschalls Graf von Schlieffen by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

6 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der feldzug 1812 in Russland und die befreiungskriege von 1813-15 by Carl von Clausewitz( Book )

5 editions published in 1906 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Udgaven er forsynet med en biografi ved Schlieffen indeholdende en værdsættelse eller hyldest af Clausewitz
The Schlieffen Plan; critique of a myth by Gerhard Ritter( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engelsk oversættelse af den tyske version fra 1953. Om Graf von Schlieffen, tysk feltmarskal (1833-1913) og Der Schlieffen-Plan - den storstilede tyske angrebsplan, der fik hans navn, og som dukker op i så mange militærhistoriske sammenhænge. Bogen beskriver både Graf Schlieffen selv - hans liv, levnedsløb og militære karriere, og så selve planen, både ordlyden og de forskellige tolkninger og udlægninger, og hele udviklingen af den tyske brug af Schlieffen-planen, hvoraf dele af den går igen i både 1.og 2.Verdenskrig, selv om selve planen stammer fra omkring 1905
Graf Schlieffen und der weltkrieg by Wolfgang Foerster( Book )

2 editions published between 1921 and 1929 in German and French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trebindsværk om Schlieffen-planen fra tiden før den første Verdenskrig 1914-1918 og om hvordan det tyske felttog faktisk blev udført. Flerbindsværket der også imdeholder kort blev udgivet på forlaget Mittler & Sohn i Berlin 1921. Bd. 1 handler om felttoget i tiden frem til Marneslaget 1914, bd. 2 om østoffensiven 1915 i Galizien og Rusland og med betragtninger over feltherren Falkenhayn's føring og endelig 3. bind om den tyske feltherre Ludendorff og om den langvarige krig i Frankrig
Kriegslehren by Alfred Schlieffen( Book )

5 editions published in 1942 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schlieffen; viel leisten, wenig hervortreten, mehr sein als scheinen by Friedrich von Boetticher( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tysk militærhistorie, tysk krigshistorie, tysk militærbiogrfai om Graf Alfred von Schlieffen (1833-1913) som bl.a. lagde navn til den berømte Schlieffen-plan, de tyske operative angrebsplaner, som blev brugt med så stor susces af den tyske hær i både 1. og 2. Verdenskrig, længe efter deres udarbejdelse omkring 1905. Denne lille bog i den tyske biografiserie: Persönlichkeit und Geschichte, beskriver von Schlieffen's liv, levnedsløb og militære karriere og især hans lange tilknytning til den tyske Generalstab
Graf Alfred Schlieffen, sein werden und wirken; rede am 28. februar 1933, dem tage der hundersten wiederkehr des geburtstages des generalfeldmarschalls graf Schlieffen by Friedrich von Boetticher( Book )

4 editions published between 1933 and 1937 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un prélude à l'invasion de la Belgique; le plan Schlieffen 1904 by Maurice Paléologue( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alfred von Schlieffen's military writings
Alternative Names
Alfred 1833-1913 Graf von Schlieffen

Alfred, Graf von Schlieffen

Alfred, Graf von Schlieffen, 1833-1913

Alfred von Schlieffen Duits officier (1833-1913)

Alfred von Schlieffen général allemand

Alfred von Schlieffen generale tedesco

Alfred von Schlieffen German field marshal and strategist

Alfred von Schlieffen militar alemán

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Fon-Shliffen, A., Graf, 1833-1913

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Алфред фон Шлифен

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אלפרד פון שליפן

آلفرد فون شلیفن

ألفريد فون شيلفن

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アルフレート・フォン・シュリーフェン

阿尔弗雷德·冯·施里芬

Languages
German (138)

English (56)

French (12)

Covers
Inventing the Schlieffen plan : German war planning, 1871-1914