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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, 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...

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...

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...

Swedish Armed Forces

Gunnar Åselius

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Swedish Armed Forces Introduction This article deals with the history of the Swedish armed forces. Swedish military history before the 16th ce...


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...

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