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Zweibund - the Dual Alliance - Germany and Austria-Hungary united, were the core of the Central Powers, and here join hands. The bars of Germany's flag border the top left, and those of the Habsburg Austrian Empire and ruling house the bottom right.
Text:
Schulter an Schulter
Untrennbar vereint
in Freud und in Leid!'

Shoulder to shoulder
Inseparably united 
in joy and in sorrow!

Zweibund - the Dual Alliance - Germany and Austria-Hungary united, were the core of the Central Powers, and here join hands. The bars of Germany's flag border the top left, and those of the Habsburg Austrian Empire and ruling house the bottom right.

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Schulter an Schulter

Untrennbar vereint

in Freud und in Leid!'



Shoulder to shoulder

Inseparably united

in joy and in sorrow!

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On the eve of the war, Germany had ??? on the Western Front, 200,000 men in East Prussia, and 4,000,000 reserves. (Suicide/Clark)

The German Armies from north to south, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Armies. Two year???? Compulsory service, but using reserves (Liddell Hart, Outline, p. 25). 1,500,000.

Organizations within German Army (1)

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German First Army

Books about German Army (1)

Title Author Last Name Author First Name
Armoured onslaught: 8th August 1918 Orgill Douglas