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Why did Germany Schlieffen plan fail?

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May 22, 2017 5:47AM

Germany Schlieffen plan failed because the Russians mobilised their troops quicker than expected. Also the resistance from Belgium and the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) led to the stalemate of trench warfare, when both sides gained and loss territory at a great loss of life.