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The Reichswehr and the German Republic, 1919-1926
The Reichswehr and the German Republic, 1919-1926
By Harold J. Gordon, Jr.
Princeton University Press, 1957, 478 pp
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A very solid monograph, based on the Seeckt, Gessler, Epp and Groener papers, on the recreation of the German Army after World War I. It is the author's conclusion "that the army was less of a disruptive element within the body politic of the Weimar Republic than it has often been believed to be."