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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...

Submarine Warfare

Stephanie Cousineau

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Submarine Warfare Introduction Few branches of military service are as captivating, as popularly thrilling and as discomfiting as the submarine...

Terrorism

Christopher C. Harmon

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Terrorism Introduction Terrorism is well-defined as “the deliberate, systematic, murder, maiming and menacing of the innocent to inspire fear ...

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...

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...

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