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  1. 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 he was chief of staff for the Reichswehr from 1919 to 1920 and commander in chief of the German Army from 1920 until he resigned in October 1926.

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  3. Hans von Seeckt - Wikipedia

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    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 he was chief of staff for the Reichswehr from 1919 to 1920 and commander in chief of the German Army from 1920 until he resigned in October 1926.

  4. Hans von Seeckt | German general | Britannica

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    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.

  5. Hans von Seeckt – Wikipedia

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    Johannes Friedrich Leopold von Seeckt war ein deutscher Generaloberst und von 1920 bis 1926 Chef der Heeresleitung der Reichswehr. Er war außerdem von 1930 bis 1932 Mitglied des Reichstages und hielt sich zwischen 1933 und 1935 mehrere Male in der Republik China als Militärberater von General Chiang Kai-shek auf.

  6. Hans von Seeckt: The Political Heritage of an "Unpolitical ...

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    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.

  7. Hans von Seeckt - Weimar Republic

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    Hans von Seeckt was born in Silesia, the son of an army general. After completing his schooling, Seeckt enlisted himself and obtained a commission in his father’s old regiment. Within a few years, he was being trained for admission to the General Staff. Seeckt was a lieutenant-colonel at the outbreak of World War I. He proved himself an effective military strategist and planner, rising through the ranks and earning command positions with both the Austro-Hungarian and Turkish armies.

  8. Hans von Seeckt | Military Wiki | Fandom

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    Military Order of Max Joseph. Johannes Friedrich "Hans" 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. In the interwar years he laid out the organization of the Reichswehr, the small army the Weimar Republic was allowed to have following the armistice.

  9. Hans von Seeckt - Wikiquote

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    Johannes Friedrich "Hans" 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 he was chief of staff for the Reichswehr from 1919 to 1920 and commander in chief of the German Army from 1920 until he resigned in October 1926.

  10. First World War.com - Who's Who - Hans von Seeckt

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    Seeckt was appointed Hindenburg's successor as Chief of Staff in summer 1919 and set about the construction of an elite force of 100,000 men - the maximum allowed under the terms of the Versailles treaty. He nevertheless ensured that the army he fashioned was capable of being rapidly expanded as and when the need arose, and arranged to secretly train German forces in Russia.

  11. Vision of a 'Modern Army' - JSTOR

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    Hans von Seeckt and His Vision of a 'Modern Army' Matthias Strohn After the First World War and the signing of the treaty of Versailles, the German army was forced to rethink its guidelines and restructure its forces. Generaloberst (Colonel-General) Hans von Seeckt had a special role in the development of the Reichswehr in the Weimar Republic.

  12. Publication Number: M-132 Publication Title: Papers of Gen ...

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    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