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  1. Helmuth von Moltke the Elder Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke ( German: [ˈhɛlmuːt fɔn ˈmɔltkə]; 26 October 1800 – 24 April 1891) was a Prussian field marshal. [1] The chief of staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years, he is regarded as the creator of a new, more modern method of directing armies in the field.

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  3. Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Wikipedia

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    Helmuth von Moltke the Elder Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke ( German: [ˈhɛlmuːt fɔn ˈmɔltkə]; 26 October 1800 – 24 April 1891) was a Prussian field marshal. [1] The chief of staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years, he is regarded as the creator of a new, more modern method of directing armies in the field.

  4. Helmuth von Moltke | German general [1800–1891] | Britannica

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    Helmuth von Moltke, in full Helmuth Karl Bernhard, Count (graf) von Moltke, (born October 26, 1800, Parchim, Mecklenburg [Germany]—died April 24, 1891, Berlin, Germany), chief of the Prussian and German General Staff (1858–88) and the architect of the victories over Denmark (1864), Austria (1866), and France (1871). Early career

  5. Helmuth von Moltke | German military commander [1848–1916]

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    Helmuth von Moltke, (born May 25, 1848, Gersdorff, Mecklenburg [Germany]—died June 18, 1916, Berlin), chief of the German General Staff at the outbreak of World War I. His modification of the German attack plan in the west and his inability to retain control of his rapidly advancing armies significantly contributed to the halt of the German offensive on the Marne in September 1914 and the frustration of German efforts for a rapid, decisive victory.

  6. Helmuth Von Moltke The Elder Biography - Facts, Childhood ...

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    Helmuth von Moltke the Elder was a Prussian field marshal who served as the chief of staff of the Prussian Army for 30 years. He is best known for devising modern ways of directing the armies on the field. He was born and raised into an aristocratic German family. He moved to Holstein with his family when he was 5.

  7. Helmuth von Moltke - Franco-Prussian War Field Marshal

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    Updated on April 26, 2017. Born October 26, 1800, in Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Helmuth von Moltke was the son of an aristocratic German family. Moving to Holstein at age five, Moltke's family became impoverished during the War of the Fourth Coalition (1806-1807) when their properties were burned and plundered by French troops.

  8. No Plan Survives First Contact With the Enemy – Quote ...

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    This saying has been attributed to Prussian Field Marshal Helmuth von Moltke the Elder and Prussian General Carl von Clausewitz. Would you please explore this topic? Quote Investigator: In 1871 Helmuth von Moltke wrote an essay about military strategy that included a lengthy statement that was essentially equivalent to the concise adage. Here is an excerpt in German followed by an English translation.

  9. Helmuth James von Moltke - Wikipedia

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    Helmuth James Graf [1] von Moltke (11 March 1907 – 23 January 1945) was a German jurist who, as a draftee in the German Abwehr, acted to subvert German human-rights abuses of people in territories occupied by Germany during World War II.

  10. Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Wikiquote

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    Field Marshal Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke (26 October 1800 – 24 April 1891) was Chief of Staff of the Prussian General Staff from 1857 to 1871 and then of the Great General Staff (GGS) from 1871 to 1888. He was an architect of Germany's Wars of Unification (1864–71).

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    Field Marshall Count Helmuth von Moltke the Elder 1871 19th Emil Weigand, (1837–1906) ...

  12. The Moltke Myth is author Terence Zuber's groundbreaking book on Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke, the chief of staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years. Often referred to as Moltke the Elder, he is portrayed today as the nearly-infallible victor of the Prussian wars in 1864 against Denmark, in 1866 against Austria, and in 1871 against ...