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  2. 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 ...

  3. 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.

  4. All you need to know about... Erich Ludendorff | Military ...

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    Once called ‘the most powerful man in Germany’, Erich Ludendorff was a prominent general in the German Army of the First World War. He was also a writer, military theorist, and ultra right-wing politician. He went to cadet school at an early age, and later attended the prestigious War Academy. He quickly rose through the ranks of the German ...

  5. Erich Ludendorff | Holocaust Encyclopedia

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    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Erich Ludendorff: Successful Tactician, Failed Strategist

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    Though World War I is often characterized as a conflict lacking warfighting ingenuity and innovation, German General Erich Ludendorff presents an interesting dichotomy of master tactician but failed strategist. Though he pioneered highly successful offensive and defensive techniques during the waning years of the war, Ludendorff proved incapable of turning battlefield success into strategic ...

  9. The First Nazi: Erich Ludendorff, The Man Who Made Hitler ...

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    Format Hardcover. ISBN 9781619026094. General Erich Ludendorff was one of the most important military individuals of the last century, yet today, one of the least known. One of the top two German generals of World War I, Ludendorff dominated not only his superior—General Paul von Hindenburg—but also Germany’s head of state, Kaiser Wilhelm II.

  10. 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.

  11. What Happened To Wonder Woman Villain General Ludendorff In ...

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    Diana later meets Ludendorff face-to-face at a German High Command party, where she's told by the general that “peace is only an armistice in an endless war” and that "war gives man purpose." Just minutes later, Wonder Woman defeats Ludendorff and believes that she's killed Ares, only to learn that her step-brother Patrick is the real God ...