The Schlieffen Plan - Fantasy or Catastrophe? Terence Zuber argues that the German army’s rigid plan for a quick victory in France in 1914 was a postwar fabrication. Terence Zuber | Published in History Today Volume 52 Issue 9 September 2002 To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email email@example.com if you have any problems.