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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War on Terrorism: The Spanish Experience, 1939–2006 Jose ́ A. Olmeda 161 Notes 179 Bibliography 201 Index 213 About the Contributors 221 Foreword In no other country is the historical importance of.
In no other country is the historical importance of the military greater than in the case of Spain, for it is the only Western country founded by eight centuries of intermittent but continuing warfare against another civilization.
The contemporary period is characterized by the incredibly shrinking Spanish military, which receive even less attention than in most other European countries, so that at the time this is written the government would be hard-pressed to ...
In Spanish history, the guerrilla fighter attained near mythical status in harassing and tying down thousands of Napoleon's soldiers in a vicious war, particularly in the northern half of the country. Jensen continues his essay ...
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 ...
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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
About the Contributors