World War I Essay | Why Did the Central Powers Lose the First World War?

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Why Did the Central Powers Lose the First World War?

Summary: The following is my account of reasons of why the Central Powers lost World War I.
On 11th November, 1918, an armistice was finally signed to end the four-year conflict. Historians have often debated why the Central Powers lost to the Allies, and the topic is vast enough to include numerous reasons. My argument though, is that the loss was primarily due to the failure of the Schlieffen Plan at the onset of the war, which placed the Central Powers on the road to defeat. The consequent resort to alternative strategies tried by the Central Power generals were based on attempting to erode and gnaw away the enemy rather than attack heavily as Schlieffen had planned. This change of approach did not comply with what the troops had prepared for, and so further weakened them and also acted as a catalyst resulting in US entry into the war, tipping the balance of power that had established in...

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