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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... recklessly moved his army westward fromMelilla with the goal of reaching the coastal town of Alhucemas Bay, deep in Riffian territory, without taking the necessary precaution of disarming the local tribesman and securing his flanks.
Whatever the inclinations of Spain's political class, the government had almost no means to intervene successfully in the European war, or even defend its own territory. On paper, the Spanish Army boasted 140,000 soldiers, ...
With Franco himself being an Africanista, loath to abandon Morocco and other overseas territories, the Spanish ... place in the minds of many officers, including Franco, who had earned his early promotions and medals in the territory.
Unlike Spain's North African territories, Equatorial Guinea never developed indigenous rebel groups, allowing Spain ... still hoped to gain control over Spanish Sahara, especially given the rich deposits of phosphates in the territory.
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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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