Chapter Five. War in the East and Balkans, 1914–18

  1. John Horne Professor member
  1. Dennis Showalter Professor Past President

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch5

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War I

How to Cite

Showalter, D. (2010) War in the East and Balkans, 1914–18, in A Companion to World War I (ed J. Horne), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. Colorado College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123860

Online ISBN: 9781444323634

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Keywords:

  • war in the East and Balkans, 1914–18;
  • eastern front in World War I - theater of paradoxes;
  • fata morgana - breaking spirits and spines of three empires;
  • Austro-Hungarian planning - reflecting empire's inability and unwillingness in creating peace;
  • March 1914 war plan - forming basis of Habsburg operational planning;
  • Central Powers'offensive - October 7, 1915

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading