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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...


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...


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 ...

Midway, Battle of

Anthony Tully

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Battle of Midway Introduction Following the successful attack on Pearl Harbor and the effective destruction or crippling of the US Navy’s batt...


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...

Military Officers, United States

Nicholas Sambaluk, Adrienne Harrison

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

United States Military OfficersIntroductionFor more than two centuries, Americans have been fascinated by the exploits of US military officers at war....


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...

New Zealand

Glyn Harper

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

New Zealand Introduction Military conflict has had a defining effect in New Zealand’s history and in shaping the nation. Before the arrival of...

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...


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...

Polish Armed Forces, 1918-present

Michael Alfred Peszke

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Polish Armed Forces, 1918-Present Introduction The military history of Poland in the 20th century reflects the country’s experiences, both the...

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