Book description:Genre: History
1st ed. of "The Road to Koniggratz: Helmuth von Moltke and the Austro-Prussian War 1866".
ISBN 13: 9781906033378
Number of pages: 355
Before the War of 1866 the name of Helmuth Von Moltke was scarcely known outside the Prussian army. His appointment as Chief of the General Staff was in many ways surprising, and he certainly did not himself expect it.
He was thus put at the head of a military institution that was already to some extent superior to its counterparts elsewhere; he was to turn it into a formi