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The Forgotten FrontThe Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915$
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Gerhard P. Gross

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780813175416

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.001.0001

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In the Shadow of the West

In the Shadow of the West

The German Conduct of War on the Eastern Front up to the End of 1915

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(p.35) 3 In the Shadow of the West
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The Forgotten Front
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Gerhard P. Gross

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0004

Gerhard P. Gross discusses the war on the eastern front, showing that the German military’s operational conduct in the east corresponded to the strategy of the overall leadership. In addition, the chapter points to the tensions between the Army High Command (OHL) and the commander in chief of the combined German military in the east. The war in the east, in contrast to the west, was conducted as a mobile war in many areas, and this chapter cites some essential differences between the western and eastern fronts in tactics and operations.

Keywords:   eastern front, 1914–1915, leadership, mobile war, OHL, operations, strategy, tactics, western front, 1914–1915

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