What was the Schlieffen Plan?
The Germans would sweep into Belgium and France overwhelming them with the weight of its forces, flanking so far west that its last soldier could touch the sea.
The French Army would invade Germany and take over the government.
The Germans would sweep into Great Britain and Russia overwhelming them with the weight of its forces, flanking so far west that its last soldier could touch the sea.
The Germans would invade Austria-Hungary and and take over the government and control their army.
The Germans, during the conquest of Belgium, executed many Belgium civilians, including women and children, in response to the strong resistance by the Belgian army and it's private citizens.
The first use of aircraft in the war was used by the French and caused great damage to the Germans.
The first aircraft used in the war was brought in by _______________________. He called for a zeppelin airship to drop bombs on Liege.
King Albert I
Major General Erich von Ludenforff
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Edith Cavell was a nurse _______ nurse who was executed on October 12, 1915 for helping Allied soldiers escape German occupied Belgium.
Explain why the Schlieffen plan failed.