German War Planning, 1891-1914: Sources and Interpretations

German War Planning, 1891-1914: Sources and InterpretationsGerman War Planning, 1891-1914: Sources and Interpretations by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 1843831082
Published by Boydell Press on November 30th 2004
Genres: Germany, Military, Strategy
Pages: 324

Len's Summary: Consists mainly of translations of German planning documents upon which Zuber's book Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: German War Planning 1871-1914 (Oxford, 2003) and related articles are based. The author, a retired American army officer, asserts the controversial and much contested thesis that the Schlieffen Plan never really existed.

Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914

Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914 by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 9780752491448
Published by History Press on November 1st 2014
Genres: Belgium, Germany, Military
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: Erich Ludendorff made his reputation by reducing the forts of Liege which were delaying the German advance into France. The author is a retired US Army officer who also wrote the controversial The Real German War Plan 1904-1914 (The History Press. 2011).

The Battle of the Frontiers, Ardennes 1914

The Battle of the Frontiers, Ardennes 1914The Battle of the Frontiers: Ardennes 1914 by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 0752444247
Published by The History Press on October 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: A new history of the often neglected series of battles opening WWI. By the author of the controversial Inventing the Schlieffen Plan (Oxford 2002) and German War Planning, 1891-1914: Sources and Interpretation (Boydell & Brewer 2004). The author is a WFA member, and retired US Army officer with a Ph.D. from Würtzburg.

The Mons Myth: A Reassessment of the Battle

The Mons Myth: A Reassessment of the BattleThe Mons Myth: A Reassessment of the Battle by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 9780752452470
Published by History Press on April 1st 2010
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, General
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: A new description and analysis of this 1914 battle asserting that the Germans did not massively outnumber the British, did not attack in a solid mass, and that BEF ‘rapid rifle fire’ did not mow down Germans in rows.

The Real German War Plan, 1904-1914

The Real German War Plan, 1904-1914The Real German War Plan, 1904-1914 by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 9780752456645
Published by History Press on June 1 2011
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, Strategy, World War I
Pages: 190

Len's Summary: The author argues, as he has in several articles published in prestigious scholarly journals and at WFA seminars, that the Schlieffen Plan never existed.