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Safavid Army

Douglas E. Streusand

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Safavid ArmyIntroductionRuling from 1501 through 1722, the Safavid dynasty unified the eastern and western halves of the Iranian plateau and imposed T...

Sailing Warships

Andrew Lambert

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Sailing WarshipsIntroductionPurpose-built sailing warships, designed and constructed specifically for war rather than modified from existing commercia...

Science and Technology in War

William J. Astore

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Science and Technology in War Introduction Science, technology, and warfare exist in a nexus of dependencies and possibilities. Science may be ...

Science Fiction, Military

John Douglas Forrest, Karrie Elise Barfield, Mary Kathryn Barbier

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Military Science Fiction Introduction Science fiction writers, from the genre’s inception in the mid-19th century, have often framed their tal...

Semi-Military and Paramilitary Organizations

Benjamin R. Beede

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Semi-Military and Paramilitary OrganizationsIntroductionSemi-military organizations take many forms and perform varied functions. Such organizations c...

Seven Years' War

Patrick Speelman

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Seven Years’ War Introduction The Seven Years’ War was a vast conflict and its voluminous historiography reflects its multi-theater nature. Tra...

Seven Years' War in North America, The

Thomas Agostini

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

The Seven Years’ War in North America Introduction The Seven Years’ War represents the first world war in human history, but it remains the on...

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 ...

South West Pacific, 1941–1945, Campaigns in

Kevin C. Holzimmer

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Campaigns in South West Pacific, 1941–1945IntroductionWhile the US Navy and US Marine Corps receive most of the attention for their push through the C...

Southeast Asian Military History, Colonial

Michael Charney

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Colonial Southeast Asian Military HistoryIntroductionThis bibliography focuses on the military history of colonial Southeast Asia from the beginning o...

Southeast Asian Military History, Precolonial

Michael Charney

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Precolonial Southeast Asian Military History Introduction While there is a rich colonial literature on the record of European conflict in the ...

Space and War

David C. Arnold

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Space and WarIntroductionEven though no physical warfare has taken place there, space remains central and vital to the war-fighting capabilities of ma...

Spain since the Reconquista

Wayne H. Bowen

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Spain since the ReconquistaIntroductionSpanish military history since the Reconquista has traditionally been understood as occurring within two broad ...

Spanish Civil War

George Esenwein

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Spanish Civil War Introduction It is well known that, like the Catholic Church, the military in Spain has long played a key role in public aff...

Special Operations Forces

Christopher J. Lamb, Shane Bilsborough

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Special Operations ForcesThis article was revised by Christopher J. Lamb and Fletcher Schoen on 24 May 2018. The revised version can be found here.Int...

Special Operations Forces

Christopher J. Lamb, Fletcher Schoen

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Special Operations ForcesChristopher J. Lamb and Fletcher Schoen updated this article on 24 May 2018. It was originally written by Christopher J. Lamb...

Stalingrad, Battle of

Reina Pennington

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Battle of Stalingrad Introduction The battle of Stalingrad was part of the strategic conflict that occurred in the southwestern Soviet Union in...

Steppe Nomadic Warfare

Erik Hildinger

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Steppe Nomadic WarfareIntroductionThis article addresses the sources by which the reader may learn about nomadic steppe-style warfare. For the purpose...


Beatrice Heuser

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Strategy Introduction The term strategy is difficult to define and to circumscribe. It was not used in the Occident until the late 18th century...

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...

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