Mackensen



August von
[ou-goo st fuh n] /ˈaʊ gʊst fən/ (Show IPA), 1849–1945, German field marshal.
Historical Examples

On 31st May the fortress fell, and at 3.30 on the morning of 2nd June von Mackensen entered the city.
The Childrens’ Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) James Edward Parrott

Meanwhile, Mackensen in Dobrudja was showing extreme activity.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) Various

Five days later Mackensen cut the southern line between Lublin and Cholm, and the sides of the triangle were fast closing in.
The Childrens’ Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) James Edward Parrott

The mightiest efforts of Mackensen’s forces were unable to check him.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) Various

When Mackensen left there remained in Rumania only fifty locomotives out of the twelve hundred which she possessed before the war.
The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference Emile Joseph Dillon

This line had been Mackensen’s objective from the beginning.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) Various

Mackensen is said to be in Servia and pushing south rapidly.
The Incomparable 29th and the “River Clyde” George Davidson

Mackensen had crossed the Danube on the 7th and taken Belgrade on the 9th.
A Short History of the Great War A. F. Pollard

The capture of Przemysl was a great feather in von Mackensen’s cap, but it was no great prize.
The Childrens’ Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) James Edward Parrott

They seem not to be aware that Mackensen has Zeppelins in Bulgaria.
In the World War Count Ottokar Czernin

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