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 against the Berbers in Morocco in 1859–60. When local tribesmen attacked the Spanish presidio of Ceuta, Spain responded by declaring war. Although the war brought Spain control of the Moroccan cities of Tetua ́n and Tangiers, ...
The best the Army could do now was to focus on Morocco and Equatorial Guinea for any semblance of an overseas empire. Moreover, the Army had to reinvent itself as the defender of the fatherland from internal enemies such as Catalan ...
Spanish policy in Morocco by 1920 was to pacify the rebellious tribesmen either through military power, bribes, or a combination of both, and to penetrate into the interior as much as possible. While Spanish advances in the Western Zone ...
Abd-el- Krim's army grew larger with every victory and the war in Morocco continued to drag on for years. There was no end in sight and great disagreement between politicians, peninsulares, and Africanistas on how the war should be ...
Half of the army remained in Morocco and also received most of the limited modern equipment purchased by the Spanish government, undermining the ability of the military to conduct peninsular defense. The navy, despite several naval ...
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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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