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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... seize power in an armed coup d'etat. In this regard, General Primo de Rivera's dictatorship was with few precedents. As Spain's new ruler, Miguel Primo de Rivera's first order of business was to bring the war in Morocco to a close.
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 ...
Wayne H. Bowen's chapter, ''The Spanish Military During World War II,'' examines the structure, operations, and politics of Spain's armed forces during this global conflict. As it had been during World War I, Spain was officially ...
By the early twenty-first century, the Spanish armed forces were nearly comparable to those of Britain and France, in terms of their quality and capabilities, and were fully integrated into the NATO system. After more than a decade of ...
Conscription ended in late 2002 under a conservative government, and the increasingly professional armed forces continued to be a significant tool of Spain's foreign policy, participating in operations in Afghanistan and Iraq after 9/11 ...
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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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Wayne H. Bowen,José E. Alvarez
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