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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... such as changing from linear formations to a combination of lines and attack columns, the army as a whole failed to realize the importance of combined arms, effectively employing artillery and cavalry, to support the infantry.
Reconcentration led to the deaths of thousands of Cubans due to disease and starvation, but it was an effective military strategy. Negative international newspaper publicity, especially in the United States, and serious political ...
The Spanish government did not manage the increased trade effectively, however, leading to significant military and working class unrest in 1917. The Spanish military emerged from World War I in essentially the same weak position as ...
Some trade union militias mounted an effective resistance to the rebels, and many local units of the Guardia Civiland other constabulary forces remained local to the Popular Front government in key cities such as Madrid and Barcelona.
After that point, ETA's terrorism, however bloody, was of decreasing effectiveness in rallying Basque popular opinion or ... with increasingly effective law enforcement, collaboration from other European states, and divisions within 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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