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Ludendorff"s own story, August 1914-November 1918

the Great War from the siege of Liège to the signing of the armistice as viewed from the grand headquarters of the German Army.

by Ludendorff, Erich

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ludendorff, Erich, 1865-1937,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14021128M
    ISBN 100836959566
    OCLC/WorldCa561160

    But the Field-Marshal and I authorized the Imperial Chancellor to announce our concurrence in his attitude toward it, because he wished to avoid a conflict with the majority of the Reichstag in the interests of the prosecution of the war. Machine gun bullets swept the road, but did not hann us. It must be revived, or we shall lose the war. In the Reichstag the victory for German arms was called a Ccmorale.

    Even after patriotic instruction was instituted" I continued to receive reports from the army headquarters as to the spirit and feeling of the army, and August 1914-November 1918 book use of every opportunity of obtaining an insight into its state of mind. Every day I went for exercise to the "Roee-gardeaD above the town, or perhaps merely into the groan. My parents were not wealthy; their long and faithful work had brought them no material reward. The preliminaries of the great collision were carried through with perfect ease. He said: "On several occasions our representatives got into touch with those of the Entente, but, unfortunately, these feelers never got to the stage of concrete proposals. Subsidiary French attacks were.

    In this direction also the General Staff did all that could reasonably be expected Ludendorffs own story it. Toward the end Count Czemin evidently thought as I did, although he, too, would not admit the truth. Two hundred and fifty thousand Italians were captured and the rest of Italian Army was forced to retreat to the Grappa-Piave defensive line. The admjnjstrative system I had introduced was adapted only to military needs; it continued to work well in However, I had to do it, for in the dangers might otherwise become too much for us.


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According to them, he personified the good principle, I the evil one. The fact that in non-military circles the probable strength of the enemy was underestimated constituted a real danger.

Erich Ludendorff Explained

August 1914-November 1918 book that, I was too busy to take any action myself. We had held out, though August 1914-November 1918 book had suffered heavily, and on the Eastern front we had won a notable success.

At General Headquarters I selected Lieutenant. After extensive consultations, OHL planned a series of attacks to drive the British out of the war.

It chanced to strike a weak spot in Ludendorffs own story line and won a local success. He had a stable and comfortable childhood, growing up on their small family farm. Erich received his early schooling from his maternal aunt and had a gift for mathematics, [4] as did his younger brother Hans who became a distinguished astronomer.

I therefore wished it to be directed by officers who were in touch with tba state of feeling both in the army and at home, and who were particularly qualified to enter into the way of thinking of the men at the front. This was due to the nature of their work. A new backup defensive Ludendorffs own story would be built, like the one they had constructed in the east.

If it does not come, then the pessimists and the mob are more satisfied than ever. Polish propaganda was to be prevented, but without coming into conflict with the policy of the GovernorGeneral of Warsaw by combating it in public.

Ludendorff was shattered. These are the pillars on which the future of Ludendorffs own story country rests. It was wonderful to see the magnificent men of the Augusta Regiment go into battle.

This was natural, considering the economic conditionsat home. Woe to us if they should faill The longer the wat" lasted the greater were the danger and the difficulties, and the more imperious grew the demands of the army and navy for spiritual and moral reinforcement.

South of it they radiate into the country of the White Ruthenes, which. I thought it very dangerous for us to be alone in announcing a desire for peace. In the summer of fifty thousand miners were released by General Headquarters from service at the front.

We made no reference to the impending operations in Galicia, both for the sake of secrecy and because their development could not possibly be foreseen. The greater the task the more important do these moral factors become.

The commanders despised Chancellor Bethmann-Hollweg as weak, so they forced his resignation by repeatedly threatening to resign themselves, despite the Kaiser's admonition that this was not their business.

All correspondence relating to peace questions was conducted by the Political Department. However each German triumph weakened their army and its morale. I had a hard struggle to make ends meet when I was a young officer. In these pages I propose to give an account of those deeds of the German people and their army with which my name will for all time be associated.

The balance was tipped when Romania entered the war on the side of the Entente, thrusting into Hungary. John Lee, [11] states that while Ludendorff was with his Fusiliers, "he became the perfect regimental commander Sometimes the armies were instructed only to report bare facts, whether favorable or unfavorable.Get this from a library!

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