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What is the first part of the Schlieffen plan?
Germany thought that Russia would be slow giving them enough time to defeat France
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What is the second part of the Schlieffen plan?
Germany would attack through Belgium to avoid French defences and be in Paris in 3 weeks
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why did Britain get involved?
As Germany was planning on walking through Belgium, being their ally Britain got involved as they had also signed a treaty with Belgium in 1839.
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To what ratio did the Germans outnumber the Belgians?
10:1
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why did the Schlieffen plan fail?
The Russians gathered their defences quickly so the Germans had to turn back so they could defend their east board.
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what battle were the Germans defeated by France?
The battle of Marne
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what year did Germany believe they would go to war with Russia?
1914
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