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Aerial Bombardment, Ethics of

Michael Pavelec

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Ethics of Aerial Bombardment Introduction Aerial bombardment as a weapon of war was born in the high-technology era at the start of the 20th c...

African Wars of Independence

Tim Stapleton

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

African Wars of Independence Introduction While most African states gained independence through negotiation with outgoing European colonial ru...

Air Transport

John Plating

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Air Transport Introduction The history of military air transport is largely an overlooked field of academic research. Within the field that i...

All-Volunteer Army, Post-Vietnam to Present

Stephen A. Bourque

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

All-Volunteer Army, Post-Vietnam to Present Introduction Spanning the end of the Vietnam War and the demise of the draftee army to the closing...

American Colonial Wars

James C. Bradford

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

American Colonial Wars Introduction The colonial period of US history was rife with military conflict between European immigrants and Native Am...

American Indian Wars

Robert Wooster

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

American Indian Wars Introduction Reflecting the society and culture in which they lived, early writers tended to portray the American Indian w...

American War of Independence

Ricardo A. Herrera

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

American War of Independence Introduction What had once been the preserve of popular writers trumpeting American battlefield prowess against Br...

Animals and the Military

Gervase Phillips

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Animals and the Military Introduction Any sustained reading of military history quickly reveals how a general human assumption of dominion over...

Antietam, Battle of

Susannah J. Ural

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Battle of Antietam Introduction The Battle of Antietam—or Sharpsburg, as it was known in the Confederacy—took place on 17 September 1862. On t...

Arab-Israeli Wars, 1948-Present

George L. Simpson

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Arab-Israeli Wars, 1948–Present Introduction The conflict between Jews and Arabs claiming the same land has historically erupted into wars, and...

Arctic Warfare

Adam Lajeunesse

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Arctic Warfare Introduction Warfare in the Arctic has, for the most part, been a historical oddity. The region boasts few significant cities to...

Armed Forces of the Ottoman Empire, 1683-1918

Virginia H. Aksan

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Armed Forces of the Ottoman Empire, 1683–1918 Introduction The Ottoman Empire (c. 1300–1918) ruled over most of the territories of what is now...

Armored War

Louis DiMarco

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Armored War Introduction There are various ways to approach an all-encompassing subject such as armored warfare. Few authors treat the subj...

Arms Control and Disarmament

Mark Moyar

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Arms Control and Disarmament Introduction Humans have wielded weapons since the beginning of recorded history, both against other humans and th...

Army, Roman

Christopher J. Fuhrmann

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Roman Army Introduction Compared with those who study modern military history, historians of Roman civilization (roughly 500 bce to 500 ce) ...

Australia from the Colonial Era to the Present

Jeffrey Grey, Craig Stockings

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Australia from the Colonial Era to the Present Introduction The global wars of the 20th century have had a defining effect on the course of Au...

Austrian Succession, War of the

Reed S. Browning

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

War of the Austrian Succession Introduction Broadly speaking, the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–1748) pitted Austria and Britain agains...

Balkan Liberation, 1878-1913, Wars of

Richard C. Hall

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Wars of Balkan Liberation, 1878–1913 Introduction Revolts against Ottoman rule erupted in the Balkans in 1875 and in 1876. Wars in which Monte...

Bonaparte, Napoleon

Philip Dwyer

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Napoleon Bonaparte Introduction Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the island of Corsica, in Ajaccio, on 15 August 1769, one year after the island...

British Armed Forces, from the Glorious Revolution to Present

Ian F. W. Beckett

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

British Armed Forces, from the Glorious Revolution to the Present Introduction There has always been a sense in which the British experienc...

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