Tag Archives: Schlieffen Plan

Treaty of London 1839

The Treaty of London: Belgian independence and the First World War

The Treaty of London recognised and guaranteed the independence and neutrality of Belgium.

The outbreak of the First World War

The failure of the Schlieffen Plan

What if the Schlieffen Plan had worked?

This documentary examines the counter-factual debate of what would have happened if the Schlieffen Plan had worked.¬† It opens with a review of the ‘real’ events, and then speaks to various experts to find out their opinion on how things could have been different.