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Spain since the Reconquista

Wayne H. Bowen

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Spain since the Reconquista Introduction Spanish military history since the Reconquista has traditionally been understood as occurring within ...

British-India Armies from 1740 to 1849

Kaushik Roy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

British-India Armies from 1740 to 1849 Introduction The British, in the guise of East India Company (EIC; also referred to as “the Company”) ca...

Semi-Military and Paramilitary Organization

Benjamin R. Beede

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Semi-Military and Paramilitary Organizations Introduction Semi-military organizations take many forms and perform varied functions. Such organ...

German Unification, Wars of

David Wetzel

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Wars of German Unification Introduction The German empire came into being as a result of three successful wars fought by Prussia between the ye...

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...

Sino-Japanese Wars, 1895-1945

S.C.M. Paine

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Sino-Japanese Wars, 1894–1945 Introduction The First Sino-Japanese War (1894–1895) shattered the traditional Confucian order in East Asia and ...

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...

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...

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...

World War II, Russo-German War

Evan Mawdsley

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

World War II, Russo-German War Introduction The Russian-German War lasted from the German invasion of 22 June 1941 until 8 May 1945 and is oft...

Iraq Wars, 1980s-Present

Thomas G. Mahnken

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Iraq Wars, 1980s–Present Introduction Scholars will likely debate the topic of Iraq’s wars that began in 1980 for years to come. Some will cho...

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...

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...

Hundred Years War

John D. Hosler

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Hundred Years War Introduction Along with the Crusades, the Hundred Years War (1337–1453) is probably the most-researched area of medieval mil...

World War I: The Western Front

Annika Mombauer

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

World War I: The Western Front Introduction The war that raged along the Western Front from 1914 to 1918 is among the most studied and controve...

German Army, 1871-1945

Jeff Rutherford

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

German Army, 1871–1945 Introduction From the founding of Bismarck’s Reich to the Gotterdämmerung of the Third Reich, the Prusso-German army pro...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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