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POLL: Best German Army Commander of WWI?


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Falkenhayn
23
16%
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Moltke the Younger
17
11%
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Schlieffen
41
28%
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Hindenburg
23
16%
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Kaiser Wilhelm
2
1%
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Ludendorff
42
28%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Which of the following was (or would have been) the best over-all commander of the German Army in the First World War?

Falkenhayn

Was in charge lead up to and during the Verdun offensive.

Moltke the Younger

Was in charge at start of the war.

Schlieffen

Didn't live to see the war, but came up with the German plan for the war.

Hindenburg

In charge at the end of the war.

Kaiser Wilhelm

Had strong ideas about the war, but usually followed the advice of his generals.

Ludendorff

Worked closely with Hindenburg.