Hans von Seeckt. Johannes "Hans" Friedrich Leopold von Seeckt (22 April 1866 – 27 December 1936) was a German military officer who served as Chief of Staff to August von Mackensen and was a central figure in planning the victories Mackensen achieved for Germany in the east during the First World War . During the years of the Weimar Republic ...
Hans von Seeckt, (born April 22, 1866, Schleswig, Prussia—died Dec. 27, 1936, Berlin), German general and head of the Reichswehr (army) from 1920 to 1926, who was responsible for successfully remodelling the army under the Weimar Republic. Seeckt entered the German Army in 1885.
These were the words of General Hans von Seeckt to Gustav Stresemann, chancellor of the Weimar Republic, in September 1923–two months before Adolf Hitler’s coup attempt. Were they a threat or a promise? Seeckt had established a reputation during World War I as one of the German army’s most brilliant staff officers and leaders.
Hans von Seeckt was both the architect of the German Wehrmacht and Blitzkrieg tactics used so successfully in World War Two. These victories were so stunning that they gave rise to the myth of German military supremacy—a myth that has persisted to this day.
Hans von Seeckt (1866-1936) was a German military officer who commanded the Reichswehr for six years during the Weimar period. During this period, Seeckt oversaw the successful restructuring of the army, often bypassing the restrictions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles.
Gen. Hans von Seeckt, an influential German army staff officer and Wetzell’s successor, built Chinese capacity further. Seeckt, vividly recalling the bloody cost of static trench warfare ...
von Seeckt, Johannes Friedrich Leopold (known as Hans). Born 22 April 1866 in Schleswig; died 27 December 1936 in Berlin. His taciturn nature and great personal reserve led to the nickname "Sphinx."
GENERAL HANS VON SEECKT AND RUSSIA, 192s1922} GEORGE W. F. HALLGARTEN LI1RE Leopold von Gerlach, B;smarck, and most Junkers of the conservative type, General Hans von Seeckt, the founder of the German reichswehr, was inspired by a deeply rooted aversion against France in which arro-gance, contempt, fear, and irony were strangely mised.
Generaloberst Hans von Seeckt (1866-1936) was Chief of Staff of the army group of Fieldmarshal von Mackensen in World War I. In that capacity he had a leading part in planning the Central Powers’ break-through of the Russian front in 1915 and the conquest of Serbia in the latter part of that year. At various
Hans von Seeckt. Birth. 22 Apr 1866. Schleswig, Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Death. 27 Dec 1936 (aged 70) Berlin, Germany. Burial. Invalidenfriedhof.