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  • Accordingly, Aufmarsch I West was effectively retired shortly after Schlieffen himself did so in 1905.
  • Germany responded by mobilising its own reserves and implementing Aufmarsch II West.
  • However, they were then assigned the operation of the retired deployment plan Aufmarsch I West, also known as the 'Schlieffen Plan'.
  • However, Aufmarsch I West became increasing unsuitable as it became clear that an isolated Franco-German war was an impossibility.
  • In 1905, however, Schlieffen developed what was truly his first plan for a strategic offensive operation - Aufmarsch I (Deployment Plan I).
  • The greater density of railway-infrastructure in the west meant that Schlieffen himself favoured Aufmarsch II West as it would allow a greater force to be deployed there and thus a greater victory to be won over the French attackers.
  • At the outbreak of World War I, 80% of the German army (consisting in the West of seven field armies) was deployed in the west according to the plan Aufmarsch II West.
  • Aufmarsch I West was one of four deployment plans available to the German General Staff in 1914, each plan favouring but not specifying a certain operation that was well-known to the officers expected to carry it out under their own initiative with minimal oversight.
  • Aufmarsch II West favoured a counter-offensive against the French offensive before moving to deal with the Russian and Aufmarsch I Ost favoured defeating the Russian offensive before moving to deal with the French.
  • Knowing this, Moltke still attempted to apply the offensive strategy of Aufmarsch I West to the two-front war Germany faced in 1914 and Schlieffen's defensive plan Aufmarsch II West.
  • The title and lyric Hearts on Fire is a nod to the poem Der heimliche Aufmarsch by Erich Weinert.
  • Accordingly, the Aufmarsch II West deployment was repurposed to initiate the 'Schlieffen Plan' offensive despite the negligible chances of its then-unrealistic goals and the insufficient forces Germany had available.
  • The German deployment plan used in 1914, Aufmarsch II, included a concentration of most German forces (bar 20% to defend Prussia and the German coast) on the German-Belgian border and was used to execute an offensive into Belgium in order to force a Decisive Battle with the French Army.
  • Moltke went on to devise Aufmarsch II Ost, a variant upon Schlieffen's Aufmarsch Ost designed for an isolated Russo-German war.
  • Aufmarsch II and Aufmarsch Ost (later Aufmarsch II West and Aufmarsch I Ost, respectively) continued to stress that Germany's best hope for survival if faced by a war with the Franco-Russian entente was a defensive strategy.
  • The modified German Schlieffen Plan, Aufmarsch II West, would deploy 80% of the army in the west, and Aufmarsch I Ost and Aufmarsch II Ost would deploy 60% in the west and 40% in the east as this was the maximum that East Prussia's railway infrastructure could support.