Bismarck's Germany

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 02-04-14 15:11

ROLE OF THE ARMY:

  • the German army was essentially Prussian
  • was the largest out of the other four armies
  • Prussian/German generals had a large influence on government policy
  • officers had personal loyalties with the Kaiser not the state
  • the system of conscription had men in the army for 2-3 years and they build on values such as discipline, pride and love of the fatherland
  • the highest virtues was the army
  • uniforms encouraged respect and obedience so Bismarck and the Kaiser both wore their uniforms in public

GERMAN DISUNITY:

  • each state had its own traditions
  • each had…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all The rise of Germany 1871 – 1945 resources »