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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...

Warships, Steam

Andrew Lambert

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Steam WarshipsIntroductionThe steam warship was a transitional stage between warships powered by human muscle power or the wind, and the modern warshi...

Women in the Military

Reina Pennington

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Women in the Military Introduction Women have played a variety of military roles throughout history, although many historians overlooked those ...

World War I in Film

Frank J. Wetta

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

World War I in FilmIntroductionWorld War I (1914–1918) was to motion pictures as the American Civil War (1861–1865) was to still photography. The Grea...

World War I Origins

Dennis Showalter

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

World War I Origins Introduction The origins of World War I are best summarized in two contexts. The first stresses long-term issues such a...

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...

World War II and the Far East

Kaushik Roy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

World War II and the Far East Introduction The Japanese Blitzkrieg started on 7/8 December 1941. While the US Pacific Fleet was bombed at Pea...

World War II in Film

Nicholas Warner

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

World War II in FilmIntroductionWorld War II was unprecedented both in its magnitude and its horror. The massive conflict—which lasted six years, spre...

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