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The war dead totals listed in the report are based on the research by the CWGC to identify and commemorate Commonwealth war dead. The Russian Empire, which did not side with the Central Powers, died as well. They also prepared for war by forging alliances that committed each country to the defense of its allies. Some historians assert that von Moltke condemned the Schlieffen Plan to failure by downsizing it and depriving it of men and equipment; others suggest it failed because of unforeseen operational and communications difficulties once the attack had commenced.

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Publisher: Inst for Historical Review; Second edition. edition (June 1985)

ISBN: 0939484196

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