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The rebirth of the Habsburg army : Friedrich Beck and the rise of the general staff

Author: Scott W Lackey
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions in military studies, no. 161.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how Friedrich Beck transformed the inept Habsburg military into the modern military state that would wage World War I. He stated that only an elite body of officers responsible for war  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lackey, Scott W.
Rebirth of the Habsburg army.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)603898002
Online version:
Lackey, Scott W.
Rebirth of the Habsburg army.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)607824303
Named Person: Friedrich Beck-Rzikowsky, Graf von; Friedrich Beck-Rzikowsky, Graf von
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott W Lackey
ISBN: 0313293619 9780313293610
OCLC Number: 32130668
Description: xiii, 253 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : The forgotten Feldzeugmeister --
1. Death and rebirth : continuity and reform, 1848-1866 ; the early career of Friedrich Beck ; Königgrätz : death of an army ; political and military reform, 1866-1868 --
2. The general staff question : the Kuhn system ; the Franco-Prussian war and its consequences ; the end of the Kuhn ministry and the reemergence of the general staff --
3. The eastern crisis and Beck's rise to power : Beck's imperialist ambitions ; the Serbo-Turkish war and the Russian threat, 1876-1878 --
The occupation of Bosnia-Herzegovina --
4. The Beck system : Schönfeld departs ; chief of the general staff of the combined armed forces ; the Beck system --
5. Defending the dual monarchy : Beck and the German alliance --
Beck and the territorial reorganization of the army ; railroads and strategic deployment to Galicia ; planning for war in the south and southwest ; the Romanian front ; impact of the international situation on the army --
6. The Bulgarian crisis : Austria-Hungary prepares for war : the Bulgarian crisis ; Austria-Hungary prepares for confrontation ; Militia (Landwehr/Honvéd) and home guard (Landstrum) reform ; improvements in overall military readiness ; the unreliable German ally ; reflections on modern warfare ; revision of the military law ; Beck's dominance in military affairs --
Conclusion : the rebirth of an army.
Series Title: Contributions in military studies, no. 161.
Responsibility: Scott W. Lackey.
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