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Manzikert, Battle of

Brian Todd Carey

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Battle of Manzikert Introduction The battle of Manzikert (near modern Malazgirt, eastern Republic of Turkey) took place on Friday, 26 August 1...

Media

Steven Casey

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Media Introduction The media has evolved over time, from the mass press of the 19th century, through the radio, movie, and television industri...

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 ...

Meuse-Argonne Offensive

Edward G. Lengel

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Meuse-Argonne Offensive Introduction The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, lasting from 26 September 1918 to 11 November 1918, constituted the largest ...

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 Al...

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...

Navy, British

Eric Grove

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

British Navy Introduction The term “British navy” is not often used; “Royal Navy” is usually the preferred title, although, ironically, the cr...

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...

Operational Art

Michael Matheny

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Operational Art Introduction The art of warfare is practiced in three levels: the strategic, operational, and tactical. Operational art refers...

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 ...

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