The Race to the Sea . Germany realised that of the two, France was the more immediate danger. France could mobalise faster then the Russians and would quickly invade the Western regions of Germany which was also the main industrial region (the Ruhr)
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Germany realised that of the two, France was the more immediate danger.
- The plan was put into motion and for the first months it seemed to be working. However, the German General, von Moltke, began to have doubts and began to modify the Schlieffen Plan.
- By September 1914, the German Army was finally stopped by the French during the Battle of the Marne. The Germans were over stretched and did not have the strength to capture Paris. As a result the Germans began to retreat until they found good defensive ground. Once they found some they began to dig in and blunt the French and British attacks.