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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... the incredibly shrinking Spanish military, which receive even less attention than in most other European countries, so that at the time this is written the government would be hard-pressed to place more than 70,000 troops in combat.
The Regulares was a unit of Moroccan troops led by Spanish officers, and it would be the officers who began their careers with the Regulares such as Jose ́ Milla ́n Astray, Francisco Franco, Emilio Mola, and Juan Yagu ̈e that would ...
While the revolt failed in the principal cities, Spanish Morocco became crucial to the nascent uprising. The battle-hardened and tested ''Army of Africa'' composed of the Moorish troops of the Regulares and the Foreign Legion (roughly ...
With only the gunboat Dato providing a naval escort, Franco was able to airlift his troops from Morocco to Seville where General Gonzalo Queipo de Llano had secured the city for the Nationalists. With the use of Italian and German ...
On this day, the popular uprising against Napoleon's occupying troops began, famously portrayed in Goya's paintings and soon serving as a source of inspiration to anti-Napoleonic nationalists elsewhere in Europe.
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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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