A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror
In the 19th and 20th centuries, Spain was a key player in the military conflagrations that created modern Europe. From the Napoleonic Wars, through the dress rehearsal for World War II that was the Spanish Civil War, to the grim struggle against terrorism today, the military history of modern Spain has both shaped and reflected larger forces beyond its borders.
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It would be in the mountainous regions of Navarre and the Basque Country that the Carlists would have their strongest base of support. The use of irregular warfare by the Carlists would prove difficult and costly for the liberal army to ...
Aside from describing the principal highlights of the war, such as the major battles and fronts, the bombing of the Basque town of Guernica by Germany's Condor Legion in 1937, and the foreign military equipment that was tried and tested ...
The final chapter focuses on the roles of the Spanish military in struggles against terrorism, especially the Basque movement ETA (Euskadi Ta Aska- tasuna). From its beginnings in the 1950s, ETA emerged as a serious threat to internal ...
Under the new democratic system of the late 1970s, however, the granting of autonomy to the Basque region greatly undermined ETA's maximalist demands for an independent state in northern Spain and southern France.
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The Spanish Army 18981931 Jose E Alvarez
Unarmed Neutrality Javier Ponce
Francos Nationalist Army George Esenwein
5 The Popular Army of the Spanish Republic 193639 Michael Alpert
6 The Spanish Military During World War II Wayne H Bowen
7 Decolonization and the Spanish Army 194076 Shannon E Fleming
From Isolation to Integration 19452006 Kenneth W Estes and Jose M Serrano
The Spanish Experience 19392006 Jose A Olmeda
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A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the ...
Wayne H. Bowen,José E. Alvarez
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