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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The Spanish Army at War in the Nineteenth Century: Counterinsurgency at Home and Abroad 15 Geoffrey Jensen 2. From Empire to Republic: The Spanish Army, 1898–1931 Jose ́ E. Alvarez 37 3. World War I: Unarmed Neutrality 53 Javier Ponce 4 ...
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, ...
The deplorable state of the Spanish military is covered comprehensively in Jose ́ E. Alvarez's ''From Empire to Republic: The Spanish Army, 1898– 1931.'' It is the story of an army trying to cope with the loss of its overseas empire ...
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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