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Hindenburg : icon of German militarism

Author: William J Astore; Dennis E Showalter
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2005.
Series: Military profiles.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"With his victory over the Russian army at the battle of Tannenberg in August 1914, Paul von Hindenburg became a German national hero. By 1916 he had parlayed an exaggerated reputation for decisive victory into near dictatorial powers. After Germany's defeat at Verdun and War Minister Erich von Falkenhayn's dismissal, Hindenburg, along with his chief of staff Erich Ludendorff, took over strategic direction of the
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Paul von Hindenburg; Paul von Hindenburg; Paul von Hindenburg
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William J Astore; Dennis E Showalter
ISBN: 1574886533 9781574886535 1574886541 9781574886542
OCLC Number: 55633585
Description: xvi, 133 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prewar --
The eastern front, 1914-1916 --
Supreme command, 1916-1917 --
Collapse and catastrophe, 1918 --
Weimar and Hitler.
Series Title: Military profiles.
Responsibility: William J. Astore and Dennis E. Showalter.
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