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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A praetorian military was nonetheless rarely ''militarist''—that is, given to the hypertrophy of the military for purposes of war—at any time during this era, as Spain remained apart from the European alliance systems and neutral during ...
Spain's modern military history is one of the lessons learned and then quickly forgotten. The nation's army remained mostly stagnant and unresponsive to new tactics and doctrines even though it was called upon to fight wars both at home ...
This had the effect of creating a bloated and top-heavy officer corps that would plague Spain well into the twentieth century. In the international arena, the Spanish Army, under the leadership of the then Prime Minister, ...
Negative international newspaper publicity, especially in the United States, and serious political pressure in Spain led to the removal of Weyler in 1897. Less known about Weyler, and Jensen notes this in his chapter, is the creation of ...
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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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