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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Though the country had fallen from the ranks of the major powers, the combination of foreign invasion, complications of imperial decline, remarkably severe internal conflict, and continuing hostilities on the Moroccan frontier created a ...
... would later go on to serve in the Spanish Foreign Legion or continue their careers with the Regulares. In addition, many of these officers would later serve as senior commanders of the Nationalist army during the Spanish Civil War.
The revolt (Alzamiento) began prematurely, launched on July 17 by officers of the Foreign Legion in Melilla in Spanish Morocco, and quickly spread to the rest of the Protectorate and to the peninsula. In the conservative and strongly ...
Regulares and the Foreign Legion (roughly 34,000 officers and men) went over to the rebel Nationalists. With its experienced officer corps that had led units not only in Morocco but also against working-class Spaniards in the Leftist ...
Aside from describing the principal highlights of the war, such as the major battles and fronts, the bombing of the Basque town of Guernica by Germany's Condor Legion in 1937, and the foreign military equipment that was tried and tested ...
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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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