Helmuth von Moltke was born in Biendorf, Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and was named after his uncle, Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke, future Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshal) and hero of the Unification of Germany. During the Franco-Prussian War, Moltke served with the 7th Grenadier Regiment and was cited for bravery. He attended ...
Helmuth von Moltke stammte aus der Familie von Moltke, die zum mecklenburgischen Uradel zählt. Er war der Sohn des späteren dänischen Generalleutnants Friedrich Philipp Victor von Moltke (1768–1845) und dessen Ehefrau Henriette Sophie, geb.
Helmuth Karl Bernhard Conde von Moltke (26 de octubre de 1800 - 24 de abril de 1891) fue un Mariscal de campo alemán cuyo genio militar ayudó a convertir a Prusia en el Estado hegemónico en Alemania. Bajo su dirección, Prusia derrotó a Dinamarca en 1864, a Austria en 1866 y a Francia en 1870.
According to Beatrice Heuser (2002, p.89), Clausewitz “…wrote that no war plan outlasts the first encounter with the enemy, a view that was echoed by Moltke.” However, Terence Holmes (2007, p.129) argues “That is indeed a well-known opinion of Field Marshal Count Helmuth von Moltke’s, but it is not a quotation from Clausewitz.”
In this new concept, commanders of distant detachments were required to exercise initiative in their decision making and von Moltke emphasised the benefits of developing officers who could do this within the limits of the senior commander’s intention. At the same time Moltke had worked out the conditions of the march and supply of an army.
Schlieffen Plan, battle plan first proposed in 1905 by Alfred, Graf (count) von Schlieffen, chief of the German general staff, that was designed to allow Germany to wage a successful two-front war. The plan was heavily modified by Schlieffen’s successor, Helmuth von Moltke, prior to and during its implementation in World War I. Moltke’s changes, which included a reduction in the size of ...
-Helmuth von Moltke the Elder. The Army's philosophy of command is Mission Command; it is the exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander's intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of Unified Land Operations.
Helmuth von Moltke the Elder. Franz Joseph I of Austria Emperor of Austria. Abraham Lincoln 16th U.S. President. Adolf Hitler Former Chancellor of Germany.
“Carthage must be destroyed!” (Cato the Elder, an ancient Roman senator) “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” (Franklin D. Roosevelt) “I have a dream.” (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.) “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” (Ronald Reagan) 104 SECTION 5 Critical Thinking
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