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International Efforts to Control War

Jesse Kauffman

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

International Efforts to Control WarIntroductionWhile informal restraints on organized violence have existed in many times and places, the formal atte...

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...

Irish Civil War, 1922–1923

Bill Kissane

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Irish Civil War, 1922–1923IntroductionThe Irish civil war of 1922–1923 has generated two types of literature. On the one hand, as the defining moment ...

Irish Revolution, 1911-1923, The

W. H. Kautt

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

The Irish Revolution, 1911–1923 Introduction The Irish War of Independence, also sometimes known as the Tan War or the Anglo-Irish War, was pa...

Italian Armed Forces in the Modern Age

Pier Paolo Battistelli, Piero Crociani

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Italian Armed Forces in the Modern Age Introduction Italian military history presents certain special features, particularly for non-Italian s...

Italian Campaign, World War I

Pier Paolo Battistelli

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Italy in the First World WarIntroductionApproaching the historiography of Italy in the First World War (also known as the “Great War”) and the Italian...

Japanese Army in the World War II Era, The Imperial

Douglas Ford

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

The Imperial Japanese Army in the World War II Era ...

Japanese Navy

Anthony Tully

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Japanese NavyIntroductionThe Japanese Navy, more completely termed the Imperial Japanese Navy (Nihon Kaigun), designates the navy of Japan from the Me...

Jomini, Antoine-Henri

Eman M. Vovsi

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Antoine-Henri Jomini Introduction Antoine-Henri Baron de Jomini (b. 1779–d. 1869) has become one of the most influential military theorists of...

Justice of War and Justice in War

George Lucas

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Justice of War and Justice in WarIntroductionThis article deals with what are termed descriptive and normative understandings of war. Descriptive acco...

Justice, Military, the Anglo-American Tradition

Chris Madsen

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Military Justice, the Anglo-American Tradition Introduction Armed forces rely upon good discipline and willing obedience to orders from service...

Khan, Genghis

David Curtis Wright

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Genghis KhanIntroductionChinggis Khan (Genghis Khan) was one of the greatest conquerors and empire builders in world history. During his lifetime, he ...

Kursk, Battle of

Jonathan M. House

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Battle of KurskIntroductionThe failed German offensive against the Kursk bulge in the summer of 1943 has two principal claims to fame. On the one hand...

Lee, Robert E.

Ethan S. Rafuse

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Robert E. Lee Introduction The son of a Revolutionary War hero, with deep roots in the Virginia aristocracy, Robert Edward Lee compiled an exe...

Lepizig, Battle of

John H. Gill

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Battle of LeipzigIntroductionThe largest military engagement in 19th Europe, the Battle of Leipzig was fought from 16 to 19 October 1813 following a m...

Literature and Drama, War in

Catherine Calloway

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

War in Literature and DramaIntroductionThe literature of war has existed since the first literary texts were written. Scholars have been quick to ackn...

Loos, Battle of

Ian Isherwood

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Battle of LoosIntroductionIn September 1915, the British and French armies began a combined major offensive on the western front. The French offensive...

Louis XIV, Wars of

Jamel Ostwald

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Wars of Louis XIV Introduction Along with Napoleon, Louis XIV (b. 1638–d. 1715) is one of the most famous Frenchmen in history. The long-stan...

Low-Intensity Operations

Mark Moyar

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Low-Intensity Operations Introduction Low-intensity operations are defined as any military operations other than those in a conventional, high...

Manzikert, Battle of

Brian Todd Carey

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Battle of ManzikertIntroductionThe battle of Manzikert (near modern Malazgirt, eastern Republic of Turkey) took place on Friday, 26 August 1071, betwe...

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