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Medicine, Military

Frank W. Stahnisch

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Military Medicine Introduction Military medicine can be seen as being as old as armed conflict itself in higher civilizations—such as those of...

Mercenaries

Sarah Percy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Mercenaries ...

Militarism

Ingo Trauschweizer

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Militarism Introduction Contemporary critics and scholars alike have associated militarism both with the military’s predominance in foreign po...

Militia

Robert R. Mackey

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Militia Introduction In the field of military history, militia is often defined simply as a group of individuals or citizens who serve part-ti...

Montgomery, Bernard Law

Colin F. Baxter

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Bernard Law Montgomery Introduction One of the most colorful and controversial commanders of World War II, Bernard Law Montgomery commanded All...

Napoleonic Wars, The

Alexander Mikaberidze

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Napoleonic Wars Introduction The Napoleonic Wars represent a turning point in European affairs and a major break with the past. The starti...

Nelson, Horatio

Paul Krajeski

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Horatio Nelson Introduction The life and accomplishments of Horatio Nelson (b. 1758–d. 1805) have fascinated and inspired each generation in t...

Nimitz, Chester

Douglas V. Smith

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Chester Nimitz Introduction Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz, US Navy, is arguably the most important American naval officer of the 20th ce...

Nuclear Weapons

J.R. McKay

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Nuclear Weapons Introduction Since the end of the World War II, nuclear weapons have fascinated humanity, providing a sense of security for ma...

Occupations and Military Government

Bianka Adams

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Occupations and Military Government Introduction According to international law, a territory is under occupation when hostile armed forces ass...

Pacifism

Sandi Cooper

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Pacifism Introduction Along with other “isms” such as feminism, pacifism was coined in the late 19th to early 20th centuries to describe a set...

Political Purges in the 20th Century

Bianka Adams

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Political Purges in the 20th Century Introduction The 20th century began as the old world order ended. Empires fell at the end of World War I,...

Poltava, Battle of

Alexander Mikaberidze

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Battle of Poltava Introduction The battle of Poltava was the defining engagement of the Great Northern War (1700–1721), the prolonged conflict ...

Prisoners

Thomas J. Ward

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Prisoners Introduction How to deal with captured combatants is a problem as old as warfare itself. Execution, slavery, conscription, imprisonm...

Psychiatric Casualties

Eric Dorn Brose

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Psychiatric Casualties Introduction Most readers from the United States, Britain, and many other countries who have yet to investigate the ...

Race in the US Military

Alexander M. Bielakowski

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Race in the US Military Introduction The issue of race in the United States has existed since before the creation of the nation itself. Theref...

Religio-Military Orders

Jonathan Riley-Smith

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Religio-Military Orders Introduction Christian society generated two types of religiomilitary order: military orders and Christian orders of c...

Roses, Wars of the

Michael Hicks

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Wars of the Roses Introduction The Wars of the Roses is the 19th-century name given to the English civil wars fought roughly between 1450 and 1...

Russian and Soviet Armed Forces

David R. Stone

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Russian and Soviet Armed Forces Introduction The literature on Russian and Soviet military history is dominated by one question: the availabilit...

Russian Campaign of 1812

Alexander Mikaberidze

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Russian Campaign of 1812 Introduction The Franco-Russian alliance created at Tilsit in 1807 and reinforced at Erfurt in 1808 withered away by ...

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