Study this source carefully. There are details in this source that will help you to answer the key question. As you study the source, ask yourself:
- What do you think the numbers on the map represent?
- What do you think the lines and arrows represent?
- The main aim of the Schlieffen Plan was to capture Paris. Is this obvious from this map?
- The British and French did not officially know about the Schlieffen Plan before the war. Do you think it was possible to keep a plan like this secret?