Tag: Schlieffen Plan

Hettie's World History World War One

Beleaguered Belgium

German conquest of a neighboring nation is an event usually associated with World War II. However, 25 years earlier in 1914 the German Army marched through Belgium intent on invading France. The German invasion was part of the Schlieffen Plan, a plan aimed at quickly conquering Paris. Timeline of Events 2 August 1914: Germany requests […]

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