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Canada from World War I to the Present

Michael Bechthold

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Canada from World War I to the Present ...

Cavalry since 1500

Mark Gerges

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Cavalry Since 1500 Introduction Cavalry, one of the three principal combat branches, has long been known as “the combat arm of decision.” This...

Charlemagne

John France

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Charlemagne Introduction Historians have always been fascinated by the life of Charlemagne and, in particular, deeply concerned to explain the...

Chinese Civil War, 1945-1949

Harold Tanner

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

The Chinese Civil War, 1945–1949 Introduction For the Allies and for Japan itself, the Japanese surrender in August 1945 signaled the arrival o...

Chivalry

Kathryn Hurlock

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Chivalry Introduction Chivalry is a term that has many interpretations. The word itself, which first appeared in English in 1292, derives from...

Civilians

Adam R. Seipp

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Civilians Introduction The concept of the civilian in wartime as a legal category is fairly new, but the problem is far older. Noncombatants ha...

Clausewitz, Carl von

Christopher Bassford

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Carl von Clausewitz ...

Coalition and Alliance War

Richard L. DiNardo

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Coalition and Alliance War Introduction Arguably coalition warfare is as old as civilization itself. The ancient Greek city-states combined to...

Cold War, 1945-1990

Mary Kathryn Barbier

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Cold War, 1945–1990 Introduction The world viewed World War I as the “war to end all wars,” and then came World War II. It was a conflict that...

Commemoration

Mary Kathryn Barbier

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Commemoration Introduction Societies commemorate past events in different ways, and in many cases, decisions about how to honor those who foug...

Communications, French Revolution to Present

Jonathan Reed Winkler

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Communications, French Revolution to the Present Introduction Over the past two centuries, communications has become a critical element of mili...

Conscription

Nicholas A. Krehbiel

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Conscription ...

Cornwallis, Charles

Stanley Carpenter

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Charles Cornwallis Introduction Charles Cornwallis, second earl and first marquess Cornwallis, was born on 31 December 1738 and died on 5 Octob...

Counterinsurgency in the Modern World

Scott Gates, Kaushik Roy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Counterinsurgency in the Modern World Introduction Together, terrorism and guerrilla warfare for the most part constitute insurgencies. While ...

Cromwell, Oliver

Stanley Carpenter

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Oliver Cromwell Introduction Oliver Cromwell was born on 25 April 1599 and died on 3 September 1658. As a member of Parliament representing Hu...

Crusades, The

Jonathan Phillips

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

The Crusades Introduction The history of the Crusades is a long and complex story. At the Council of Clermont in November 1095, Pope Urban II ...

Defense Industries

Aaron Plamondon

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Defense Industries Introduction The improvements in the industrialization of weapons and equipment production have altered the way wars have be...

European Wars, Mid-Nineteenth-Century

Frederick C. Schneid

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Mid-Nineteenth-Century European Wars Introduction Wars in the mid-19th century reflected the changing nature of European society, politics, an...

Frederick the Great

Patrick Shrier

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Frederick The Great Introduction Frederick the Great (1712–1786) is one of the most fascinating figures of the Early Modern period. He cut a p...

French Armies, Early Modern

Julia Osman

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Early Modern French Armies Introduction Historians who study the early modern French army are interested in a variety of different aspects of ...