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Bismark Wilhelm Hindenburg Ludendorff Operation Michael
Otto von Bismarck
United Germany 1871
Realpolitik- policy of realism
Pro-Emperor and Imperialism
Former President Minister of Prussia
Weltpolitik- World policy
Society torn modernization and traditionalism
Greatest Cont. industrial and military power
Dev of new right wing politics
Refused to abdicate in 1918, took November Revolution
Political Left blamed for defeat.
The myth of an army undefeated on the field of battle that was stabbed in the back by subversive and disloyal elements at home.
An all out offensive, March 1918
Hoped to knock the British and French before Americans arrived.
Led by Hindenburg and Ludendorff
in October, the Reichstag was informed that the war was essentially lost.