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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World War I: Unarmed Neutrality 53 Javier Ponce 4. 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 ...
Once the united monarchy of Spain metamorphosed into the government of the first world empire, military action remained of prime importance, both to maintain the integrity of the European crownlands and to sustain the struggle against a ...
... 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 both world wars.
Spain was still a weak state as the Great War was beginning in 1914, recounted in Javier Ponce's chapter, ''World War I: Unarmed Neutrality.'' The Spanish Army and navy were in no condition to be significant participants in the conflict ...
While Spain's military did not collapse during World War I, the conflict exposed yet again the deep fissures within the armed forces, divisions that would explode less than two decades later. On July 17, 1936, elements of the Spanish ...
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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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