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POLL: Best German Army Commander of WWI?


148 votes were cast.


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

Schlieffen

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

Moltke the Younger

Was in charge at start of the war.

Hindenburg

In charge at the end of the war.

Ludendorff

Worked closely with Hindenburg.

Kaiser Wilhelm

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

Falkenhayn

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