The authors canvas the evolution of Prussian-German thought on war from Clausewitz through the duumvirate of Hindenburg and Ludendorff
. Given the importance of the historiographical debate on Schlieffen and the younger Moltke, they provide extensive coverage of the tenures of these two men at the helm of the General Staff.
would describe August 8 as the 'Black Day' of the German Army.
This was something which contrasted him sharply with the military generals running the German War machine, where Erich Ludendorff
and Paul von Hindenberg avoided wider engagement as both sought to dominate the war effort.
w 100 YEARS AGO (1918) The Supreme commander of the Imperial German Army, quartermaster-general Eric Ludendorff
, was dismissed for refusing to co-operate in peace negotiations with the Allies.
As early as September 29, the German general and strategist Erich Ludendorff
decided an end to hostilities must be sought.
He delivered such a hammer blow to the Kaiser that General Erich Ludendorff
referred to the raid as a "black day for the German Army".
Described by German General, Erich Ludendorff
as the black day of the German Army, Amiens started 8 August 1918 and lasted three days.
By the second day of the battle the Germans were resisting fiercely again, but the German commander, General Ludendorff
, called it "the black day of the German army".
Living history spectator event reenacting the 1945 battle for the Ludendorff
Bridge in Remagen, Germany.
Having defeated both General Ludendorff
and Ares, the God of War, what else is a wonder woman to do?
Also known as the Ludendorff
Offensive, it was a desperate last-ditch attempt to defeat the Allies before American troops and resources could be fully deployed.