August 1996

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL



Addington, Larry H. The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1984. 318 p.
Book call no.: 355.00903 A224p

Allen, George H. and others. The Great War. Third Volume: The Original Plan and Its Culmination. Philadelphia, George Barrie's Sons, 1921. 500 p.
Formation of the Great German Plan, pp 1-29.
Book call no.: 940.3 G79 v.3

Atlas for the Great War,edited by Thomas E. Griess. Wayne, NJ, Avery Publishing Group, 1986. 1 vol.
Book call no.: R 911.4 A8811

Bucholz, Arden. Moltke, Schlieffen, and Prussian War Planning. New York, St.Martin's, 1991. 352 p.
Book call no.: 355.033543 B921m

DeWeerd, Harvey A. Great Soldiers of the Two World Wars. New York, W. W. Norton, 1941. 378 p.
Schlieffen, pp 19-41, see index for references to the Schlieffen Plan.
Book call no.: 923.5 D516g

Dupuy, Trevor N. A Genius for War: The German Army and General Staff, 1807-1945. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, 1977. 362 p.
Book call no.: 355.943 D945g

Goerlitz, Walter. History of the German General Staff, 1657-1945. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1975. 508 p.
The Master Plan: Schlieffen, pp 127-142.
Book call no.: 355.0943 G669h 1975

Goodspeed, Donald J. The German Wars, 1914-1945. Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin, 1977. 561 p.
See index for specific references to the Schlieffen Plan.
Book call no.: 355.943 G655g

Griffiths, William R. The Great War. Wayne, NJ, Dept of History, United States Military Academy/Avery Publishing Group, 1986. 224 p.
Schlieffen Plan, pp 13-14, 21-16, 35-38.
Book call no.: 940.3 G855g

Holborn, Hajo. A History of Modern Germany, 1840-1945. Volume 3. New York, Knopf, 1969. 818 p.
Schlieffen Plan, pp 344-348.
Book call no.: 943 H723h v.3

Kitchen, Martin. A Military History of Germany: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1975. 384 p.
See index for specific references to the Schlieffen Plan.
Book call no.: 355.0943 K62m

Liddell Hart, Basil H. Strategy. 2nd rev. ed. New York, Praeger, 1974. 426 p.
Strategy of the First World War, pp 151-163.
Book call no.: 355.48 L712d 1974

Liddell Hart, Basil H. The Real War 1914-1918. Boston, Little, Brown and Co., 1964. 508 p.
The Opposing Forces and Plans, pp 36-54.
1914--The Clinch, pp 54-114.
Book call no.: 940.4 L62r 1964

Makers of Modern Strategy: From Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age, edited by Peter Paret and others. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1986. 942 p.
Moltke, Schlieffen, and the doctrine of Strategic Envelopment, by Gunter E. Rothenberg, pp 296-325.
Book call no.: 355.02 M235 1986

Makers of Modern Strategy: Military Thought from Machiavelli to Hitler, edited by Edward M. Earle. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1943. 553 p.
Schlieffen Plan, pp 191-203.
Book call no.: 355.09 Ea7m

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War I, edited by Peter Young and others. New York, Marshall Cavendish, 1984. 312 p.
Schlieffen Plan, pp 80-81.
Book call no.: R 940.3 M367 v.1

Ritter, Gerhard. The Schlieffen Plan: Critique of a Myth. New York, Praeger, 1958. 195 p.
Book call no.: 943.08 R614s

Schlieffen, Alfred Graf von. Cannae. Fort Leavenworth, KS, Army Command and General Staff School Press, 1931. 306 p.
Book call no.: 355.09 S344c 1931

Schlieffen, Alfred, Graf von. Papers of Field-Marshal Graf Alfred von Schlieffen (1833-1913) Microform. Washington, National Archives, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1952. 8 microfilm reels.
Book call no.: Microfilm 355.033543 S344p

Tuchman, Barbara W. The Guns of August. New York, Macmillan, 1962. 511 p.
See index for specific references to the Schlieffen Plan.
Book call no.: 940.42 T888g

Wallach, Jehuda L. The Dogma of the Battle of Annihilation: The Theories of Clausewitz and Schlieffen and Their Impact on the German Conduct of Two World Wars. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1986. 334 p.
See index for specific references.
Book call no.: 355.00943 W195d

Warner, Philip. World War One: A Chronological Narrative. New York, Sterling Publishing Co., 1995. 256 p.
Book call no.: 940.3 W283w

Weir, William. Fatal Victories. Hamden, CT, Archon Books, 1993. 272 p.
The Absolute Masterpiece: 216 B. C., Cannae, pp3-14.
Book call no.: 909 W425f


Goodin, James A. (Maj, USAF). An Application in the Principles of War: The Schlieffen Plan. Maxwell AFB, AL, Apr 1984. 53 p. (Air University (U.S.) Air Command and Staff College. Research report)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 G652a


Flammer, Philip M. The Schlieffen Plan and Plan XVII: A Short Critique. Military Affairs 30:207-212 Winter '66-'67.

Herwig, Holger H. From Tirpitz Plan to Schlieffen Plan: Some Observations on German Military Planning. Journal of Strategic Studies 9:53-63 Mar '86.

Hughes, Daniel J. Schlichting, Schlieffen, and the Prussian Theory of War in 1914. Journal of Military History 59:257-277 Apr '95.

Klinkrade, Alfred. The Schlieffen Plan--Nuclear War and the Soviet and German Armies. Royal United Service Institution Journal 104:77-80 Feb '59.

McFetridge, Charles D. (Maj). Strategic Planning and Outbreak of World War I. Military Review 65:30-42 Mar '85.

Niu, Sien-Chong. Lesson of the Schlieffen Plan. Military Review 47:83-90 Oct '67.

Rosinski, Herbert. Scharnhorst to Schlieffen: The Rise and Decline of German Military Thought. Naval War College Review 29:83-103 Summer '76.
Schlieffen, Section VI, pp 97-101.

Showalter, Dennis E. The Eastern Front and German Military Planning, 1871-1914: Some Observations. East European Quarterly 15:163-180 Summer '81.

Terraine, John. The Battle of Guise, August 1914. History Today 10:90-99 Feb '60.
Discusses the significance of the Battle of Guise in WWI as a forerunner to the Battle of Marne and the defeat of the German Schlieffen Plan.

Wilson, A. J. (LtCol). The Riddle of Schlieffen: Some Comments on Captain Wynne's Analysis of British Tactical Failures in the First World War. Royal United Service Institution Journal 103:356-364 Aug '58.

Wynne, G. C. (Capt). Pattern for Limited (Nuclear War): The Riddle of the Schlieffen Plan. Royal United Service Institution Journal pt 1, 102:488-499 Nov '57; pt 2, 103:40-50 Feb '58; pt 3, 103:215-222 May '58.

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