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Steven D. Fratt

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Tactics Introduction The study of tactics over time poses some problems for the researcher. In the original Greek and Latin, taktika/tactica me...


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 ...

Tet Offensive

James H. Willbanks

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Tet OffensiveIntroductionThe United States had been involved in Vietnam since 1950. During the First Indochina War, the United States supported France...

The Allied Bombardment of Occupied Europe During World War II

Stephen A. Bourque

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

The Allied Bombardment of Occupied Europe during World War IIIntroductionAlthough occupied Europe absorbed more bombs than Germany until the middle of...

The United States and the Middle East, 1945-2001

George L. Simpson

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

The United States and the Middle East, 1945–2001IntroductionThe period covered in this bibliographic essay begins with the end of the Second World War...

Thirty Years War, 1618–1648

Lucian Staiano-Daniels

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Thirty Years War, 1618–1648IntroductionHistorians still debate what to call the conflict that convulsed Central Europe from 1618 to 1648. Although it ...

Trench Warfare

Lon Strauss

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Trench Warfare Introduction For many, trenches are synonymous with the Western Front of the First World War. Soldiers dug a scar into Europe t...

United States Marine Corps, The

Mark R. Folse

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

The United States Marine CorpsIntroductionThe United States Marine Corps is an expeditionary and amphibious force in readiness with a history that spa...

Urban Warfare

Louis DiMarco

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Urban WarfareIntroductionUrban warfare is a complex form of warfare whose uniqueness has always been recognized but whose importance was not emphasize...

US Air Force

Chris Rein

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

US Air ForceIntroductionThe US Air Force, currently the world’s largest and, arguably, most capable, has experienced remarkable growth since the inven...

US Air Power

Joe Caddell

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

US Air Power Introduction The history of aviation can be divided into two basic categories, civilian and military. Sadly, the majority of the ...

US Army

Bartosz Kruszyński

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

US ArmyIntroductionThe tradition of the US Army dates back to the era of patrimony of the Continental army, which was established on June 14, 1775. To...

Verdun, Battle of

Robert Foley

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Battle of Verdun Introduction The battle of Verdun was the longest, if not the bloodiest, single battle in World War I. Launched by the German ...

Vietnam War

James H. Willbanks

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Vietnam WarIntroductionThe Vietnam War was one of the most divisive conflicts in the history of the United States—one that almost tore the country apa...

Vietnam War in Hollywood Feature Films

David Luhrssen

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Vietnam War in Hollywood Feature FilmsIntroductionVietnam was the focal point of a larger set of conflicts that broke out in Indo-China in 1945 and re...

War Correspondents

Steven Casey

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

War CorrespondentsIntroductionWar correspondents are a society’s window onto the battlefield. They brave the dangers at or near the front in an attemp...

War of the Spanish Succession, 1701–1714

Caleb Karges

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2020-11-24

War of the Spanish Succession, 1701–1714IntroductionThe War of the Spanish Succession was a large military conflict that encompassed most of western a...

War, Chemical and Biological

Marion Girard

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Chemical and Biological War Introduction Chemical weapons include arms that deploy gas, liquid, or solid substances with the intent of harming...

War, Culture of

Wayne E. Lee

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Culture of WarIntroductionMilitary historians are increasingly interested in the interactions between culture and war. How, for example, might a socie...

Warfare, Precolonial, in Africa

Mark Grotelueschen

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Precolonial Warfare in Africa Introduction As John Lamphear writes in the introduction to his fine edited volume of journal articles in Africa...

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