080: Keep the Right Wing Very Strong

Generalfeldmarschall Alfred von Schlieffen.

 
A look at pre-war planning by the German and Russian general staffs, and in particular, the famous “Schlieffen Plan.”
 

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

“Ride of the Valkyries” from Die Walküre
Composed in 1870 by Richard Wagner. Public domain.
Performed by the United States Marine Band. Public domain recording. Source.

Farewell of Slavianka
Composed in 1912 by Vasily Agapin. Public domain.
Performed by the United States Coast Guard Band. Public domain recording. Source.

Closing Theme

 

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