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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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 ...
Lastly, Jensen recounts the actions of the Spanish Army in its two wars against Cuban insurgents seeking independence. In the Ten Years' War (1868–78), the military was able to defeat the independentistas and impose a peace treaty, ...
... the importance of ETA, either in the national consciousness or in the impact on politics, although for a brief period the extreme violence of GRAPO brought it national attention and clandestine (and sometimes illegal) action against ...
Officers who resisted such actions by their soldiers did so at considerable risk, being cast aside or suffering bodily harm for their actions. The resistance to service in the Grande Armee ́ even spread as far as Denmark, ...
To make matters worse for the regular army leaders, the juntas broke up existing units or deprived them of recruits, to the benefit of the more than two hundred new infantry regiments that formed in 1808. Such actions ensured the ...
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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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