Central Powers

  1. in World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies
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  • Both the Central Powers and the Allies used aircraft on strategic bombing raids, targeting enemy industries and to a lesser extent enemy civilians.
  • But in the end the offensive fell short, with terrible consequences for the Central Powers. The Bitter End
  • Thus Erich Ludendorff, Hindenburg's leading general and strategic collaborator, decided to capitalize on whatever advantage the Central Powers had gained from Russia's withdrawal in 1917 e.g., a shifting westward of German forces, along with needed food and fertilizer. The Bitter End
  • The commander-in-chief, Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, was Scots, but could only offer to out-produce and out-slaughter the Central Powers.
  • Party disputes are kept more and more within the narrow limits of peace and war questions by political, economic and social exigencies, and the impression grows every day that the party which makes for peace with the Central Powers will be the one to remain in power. Im Weltkriege. English
  • In fact, it was the aggressive chauvinism of the industrialists, the middle classes and the press which had created the climate that led inexorably to war, even among the Central Powers.
  • The Central Powers occupied all of Galicia and Bukovina by the end of June. Pursuit of an 'Unparalleled Opportunity': The American YMCA and Prisoner of War Diplomacy among the Central Power Nations during World War I
  • At the front and at home bitter differences of opinion are rife as to the offensive against the Central Powers demanded by the Allies and now also energetically advocated by Kerenski in speeches throughout the country. Im Weltkriege. English
  • In this situation, given how economically powerful the United States had become, American “noninvolvement” was impossible—because any substantial commercial and financial relations with Europe were bound to affect the balance of resources somehow.9 Three economic flows were particularly important: U.S. trade with the Central Powers and other continental nations, financing for the Allied war effort by private U.S. institutions, and U.S. trade with the Allies. How Wars end
  • The Sofia government treated these advances dilatorily, and was already leaning to the Central Powers, which were prepared to promise whatever Bulgaria wanted, in view of the fact that Bulgarian aspirations were directed chiefly to Serbian and Greek territory. 1914, Nov. 9
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