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  1. Erich Friedrich Wilhelm Ludendorff (9 April 1865 – 20 December 1937) was a German general, politician and military theorist. He achieved fame during World War I for his central role in the German victories at Liège and Tannenberg in 1914. Following his appointment as First Quartermaster-general ( ) of the Imperial Army s Great General Staff in 1916, he became the chief policymaker in a de facto military dictatorship that dominated Germany for the rest of the war. After Germany s defeat, he... Read More

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  3. Erich Ludendorff - Wikipedia

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    Erich Friedrich Wilhelm Ludendorff (9 April 1865 – 20 December 1937) was a German general, politician and military theorist. He achieved fame during World War I for his central role in the German victories at Liège and Tannenberg in 1914. Following his appointment as First Quartermaster-general ( German: Erster Generalquartiermeister) of the ...

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  4. Erich Ludendorff | German general | Britannica

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    Erich Ludendorff, (born April 9, 1865, Kruszewnia, near Poznań, Prussian Poland—died Dec. 20, 1937, Munich, Ger.), Prussian general who was mainly responsible for Germany’s military policy and strategy in the latter years of World War I. After the war he became a leader of reactionary political movements, for a while joining the Nazi Party and subsequently taking an independent ...

  5. Erich Ludendorff - HISTORY

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    Erich Ludendorff. General Erich Ludendorff (1865-1937) was a top German military commander in the latter stages of World War I. Educated in the cadet corps, Ludendorff was named chief of staff to ...

  6. Erich Ludendorff | Holocaust Encyclopedia

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    Ludendorff’s Early Life and Career. Erich Ludendorff was born in 1865 in East Prussia (now part of Poland) into a formerly aristocratic family who had fallen onto hard times. He joined the German army and rose rapidly through the ranks to prestigious posts in the War Academy and German General Staff. In demeanor, he was aggressive and outspoken.

  7. Erich Ludendorff summary | Britannica

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    Erich Ludendorff. Erich Ludendorff, (born April 9, 1865, Kruszewnia, near Poznań, Prussian Poland—died Dec. 20, 1937, Munich, Ger.), German general. In 1908 he joined the German army general staff and worked under Helmuth von Moltke in revising the Schlieffen Plan. In World War I he was appointed chief of staff to Paul von Hindenburg, and ...

  8. Erich Ludendorff: Tactical Genius, Strategic Fool - HistoryNet

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    Ludendorff was born on April 9, 1865, in the town of Kruszewnia, near Posen, Prussia. Like most of the border towns split between Polish and German ethnicity, Kruszewnia was a hotbed of Prusso-German nationalism. His parents were middle-class but strongly nationalist.

  9. Erich Ludendorff | Encyclopedia.com

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    Ludendorff, Erich (1865–1937) German general. He played a major part in revising the Schlieffen Plan before World War I. In 1914, Ludendorff masterminded the victory over the Russians at Tannenberg. In 1916, Ludendorff and Hindenburg gained supreme control of Germany 's war effort. In the 1920s he was a member of the Nazi Party.

  10. Erich Friedrich Wilhelm Ludendorff | Encyclopedia.com

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    Erich Ludendorff was born on April 9, 1865, in Kruszewnia in the chiefly Polish-populated Prussian province of Posen. He was the son of an impoverished former cavalry officer. Educated in military schools, Ludendorff entered the German army in 1882, where his fine performance earned him an assignment to the general staff in 1894.

  11. Erich Ludendorff - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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    Erich Friedrich Wilhelm Ludendorff (sometimes given as von Ludendorff) ( April 9, 1865 – December 20, 1937) was a German Army officer, Generalquartiermeister during World War I, victor of Liège, and, with Paul von Hindenburg, one of the victors of the battle of Tannenberg. After the war, he briefly supported Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.

  12. Beer Hall Putsch | Facts, Summary, & Outcome | Britannica

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    Beer Hall Putsch, also called Munich Putsch, German Bierkeller Putsch, Münchener Putsch, or Hitlerputsch, abortive attempt by Adolf Hitler and Erich Ludendorff to start an insurrection in Germany against the Weimar Republic on November 8–9, 1923. The regime of the Weimar Republic was challenged from both right and left in Germany throughout the early 1920s, and there was widespread fear of ...