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[fahl-kuh n-hahyn]
  1. E·rich von [ey-rikh fuh n] /ˈeɪ rɪx fən/, 1861–1922, German general of World War I.
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  • Aside from the advantage in his superiority of numbers, Falkenhayn also had at his disposal the better railroad accommodations.

    The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)


  • But it was in the passes behind Brasso that Falkenhayn's weight was being felt most severely.

  • Not unlike a skillful boxer Falkenhayn feinted at one point, then struck hard at another unexpectedly.

  • "Falkenhayn, when you are versed in foreign affairs I'll ask you to speak," interrupted the Kaiser.

  • Falkenhayn fell because of his failure in the attack of Verdun, ordered by him or for which he was the responsible commander.