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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Spanish Civil War: Franco's Nationalist Army 68 George Esenwein 5. The Popular Army of the Spanish Republic, 1936–39 Michael Alpert 93 6. The Spanish Military During World War II Wayne H. Bowen 110 7. Decolonization and the Spanish Army ...
Protracted involvement in international, colonial, and civil wars proved a heavy burden once more for both the state and the economy, and was undoubtedly a major factor in the country's lagging economic growth during that era.
of 1923–30 and then during the civil war of 1936–39 and the long Franco regime that followed. A praetorian military was nonetheless rarely ''militarist''—that is, given to the hypertrophy of the military for purposes of war—at any time ...
Jensen continues his essay describing the role of the Spanish Army during the period of civil wars. The three Carlist Wars (1833–40, 1846–49, and 1872–76), fought between the followers of Don Carlos and the government forces of Queen ...
In addition, many of these officers would later serve as senior commanders of the Nationalist army during the Spanish Civil War. Because of their service and rapid promotions received as a result of combat duty with the Regulares and ...
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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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