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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Moreover, the Army had to reinvent itself as the defender of the fatherland from internal enemies such as Catalan separatism and working-class political movements such as anarchism, socialism, and communism.
By early 1946, the guerrilla movement failed, and the Franco regime reasserted its authority over the mountain valleys of northern Spain. For most of the Spanish military, however, the war was one spent on the sidelines.
By the early 1970s, Spain also confronted the Polisario movement, a rebellion of native Saharawis who wanted independence, rather than union with Morocco. Unable to crush this insurgency, and fearing open war with Morocco, in late 1975, ...
The final chapter focuses on the roles of the Spanish military in struggles against terrorism, especially the Basque movement ETA (Euskadi Ta Aska- tasuna). From its beginnings in the 1950s, ETA emerged as a serious threat to internal ...
ETA's freedom of movement continued to decline throughout the 1990s and early twenty- first century, with increasingly effective law enforcement, collaboration from other European states, and divisions within the underground movement.
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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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