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immediately otherwise if they waited, German would defeat France and then
come for them.
As it was the Germans with minimal forces defeated the Russian army in
probably German's greatest military victories at Tannenberg and at Masurian
Lakes. Overall, the Germans did move some troops to East but few. The
French, however, managed to hold.
Now what would have happened, if instead the Russians had attacked the
Austro-Hungarian Empire. The Russians would certainly have done better
against the Austrians. As the Germans could not stand by, they would have
to move large forces East.