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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With the exception of their victory over the French at Baile ́n in 1808, the Army was unable to repeat this triumph for the remainder of the war. It would be the combination of Spanish guerrilla fighters and the Duke of Wellington's ...
Abd-el- Krim's army grew larger with every victory and the war in Morocco continued to drag on for years. There was no end in sight and great disagreement between politicians, peninsulares, and Africanistas on how the war should be ...
The relief and rescue of those in Alca ́zar provided Franco with a great propaganda victory, but cost him the opportunity to capture Madrid since during this time, the Republic, and the people of Madrid, had been equipped with Mexican ...
The Spanish Civil War (or as the Nationalists called it—the War of Liberation) ended in 1939 with total victory for the Nationalists. Four months later, the outbreak of World War II in Europe would eventually engulf much of the world.
Shortly after receiving the news of the Spanish victory over the French at Baile ́n, which we will turn to shortly, a convoy set sail from Denmark, and the 18 A Military History of Modern Spain.
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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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