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.
Von Moltke was superseded by Falkenhayn, and a new phase came over German strategy.
"Falkenhayn, when you are versed in foreign affairs I'll ask you to speak," interrupted the Kaiser.
Aside from the advantage in his superiority of numbers, Falkenhayn also had at his disposal the better railroad accommodations.
Soon after Enver's hurried departure, General Falkenhayn arrived.
Falkenhayn fell because of his failure in the attack of Verdun, ordered by him or for which he was the responsible commander.
Falkenhayn might command that army at the front, but for several days I was its only hero, nevertheless.