War Academy (Kingdom of Bavaria)
It was active from 1867 to the beginning of World War I in 1914. For a better comparison, equivalent institutions of other countries were those like the older and ten times larger Prussian War College of the Prussian Army in Berlin or the k.u.k Kriegsschule (also a War College) of the Austrian Army in Vienna.
Like the Military Academy (Ge: Kriegsschule) and the cadet corps of the Bavarian army, it was located southwesterly of the corner Blutenburgstraße and Pappenheimstraße, nearby to the parade-ground on the Marsfeld and the later infantry barracks "Marsfeldkaserne", which were completed in 1888.
Education and training
Officers of all branches except these of the railroad troops, who were designated for adjutant services as well as candidates for the general staff or for military sciences had to attend the Kriegsakademie.  The program of the Kriegsakademie included higher education in tactics, weaponry, fortification theory, army organization, topography and languages, as well as drill, sports, riding and shooting training, completed by courses in strategies, military and generically history, geography, philosophy, mathematics and physics.
- Othmar Hackl: Die bayerische Kriegsakademie (1867-1914)., in Schriftenreihe zur bayerischen Landesgeschichte, vol. 89, Munich, 1989
References and notes
- Langenscheidt`s Encyclopaedic Dictionary of English and German Language “Der Große Muret-Sander“, Part II, German-English, First Volume A–K, 9th edition 2002, page 955
- Kriegsakademie (German), Meyers Konversationslexikon.
- Grundkurs deutsche Militärgeschichte (German), p. 452.
- Kriegsakademie (German), in Wilhelm Volkert, Richard Bauer: Handbuch der bayerischen Ämter, Gemeinden und Gerichte, 1983, p. 361. ISBN 978-3-406-09669-3.
- Langenscheidt`s Encyclopaedic Dictionary of English and German Language “Der Große Muret-Sander“, Part II, German-English, First Volume A–K, 9th edition 2002, page 956
- Map of 1922
- see also Eisenbahnkaserne
- Before 1867 taught in the Topographisches Bureau, Munich, that became part of the General Staff in 1820.
- Kultur, Bildung und Wissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundert - 3. Technische und fachgebietsspezifische Hochschulen (German), in Hans-Christof Kraus: Kultur, Bildung und Wissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundert, 2008, p. 35. ISBN 978-3-486-55728-2