Kluck, Alexander von
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Kluck, Alexander von

(May 20, 1846, Münster – October 19, 1934, Berlin), German general. Kluck entered the Prussian army in 1865 and participated in the wars of 1866 and 1870–1871. From 1881 to 1889 he was responsible in various positions for the training of non-commissioned officers. Subsequently he served with the 3rd Magdeburg Infantry Regiment until 1896. Kluck’s career was accelerated by his time in charge of the Landwehr (inactive reserve) in the First District headquartered in Berlin from 18…

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Kleine Venekate, Erik, “Kluck, Alexander von”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 16 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0336>
First published online: 2015



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