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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By the late summer of 1936, the battle lines had stabilized and Spain was divided. With Mola commanding the ''Army of the North'' and Franco the Army of Africa in the south, the aim of both was to take Madrid and end the war quickly.
Spanish members of the French Resistance, who had fought against the Nazis in France, began to cross the border as early as late 1944, hoping to rally peasants and workers, as well as to force intervention by the Allies, to bring down ...
Moroccan forces supported unsuccessful guerrilla operations against Ifni in the late 1950s, but Spain retained control of the enclave until 1969. Unlike Spain's North African territories, Equatorial Guinea never developed indigenous ...
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 ...
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 northern Spain and southern France.
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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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