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Helmuth von Moltke the Elder/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Helmuth von Moltke the Elder.

(1800-1891) Prussian field marshal who guided Austro-Prussian (1866) and Franco-Prussian Wars (1870); developed the existing Prussian staff tradition into a modern system for national mobilization of forces and industry; chief of general staff (1857–88); uncle of Helmuth von Moltke the Younger