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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Abd-el- Krim's army grew larger with every victory and the war in Morocco continued to drag on for years. There was no end in sight and great disagreement between politicians, peninsulares, and Africanistas on how the war should be ...
As the war continued, most of even those few Spaniards who had supported Germany and Austria-Hungary realized that the Allies would emerge victorious from the war. Spain's increasing trade with Britain and France, and the profits that ...
While this identification with Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy faded with the declining fortunes of Hitler and Mussolini, military and economic collaboration continued, albeit in reduced forms, until the end of the war.
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 ...
continued through the years of transition to democracy. Under the new democratic system of the late 1970s, however, the granting of autonomy to the Basque region greatly undermined ETA's maximalist demands for an independent state in ...
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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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