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Mongol Wars

Timothy May

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Mongol WarsIntroductionThe Mongol wars of conquest irrevocably changed the world. By the end of the unified Mongol Empire, not only did it disappear f...

Montgomery, Bernard Law

Colin F. Baxter

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Bernard Law MontgomeryIntroductionOne of the most controversial commanders of World War II, British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, commanded Br...

Music and War

Catherine V. Bateson

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Music and WarIntroductionSince the earliest days of troop movements and military maneuvers, music has been an integral part of army and navy life. Dru...

Napoleonic Wars, The

Alexander Mikaberidze

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Napoleonic Wars Introduction The Napoleonic Wars represent a turning point in European affairs and a major break with the past. The starti...

Napoleonic Wars, War and Memory in the

Jonathan Abel

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

War and Memory in the Napoleonic WarsIntroductionThe Napoleonic Wars took place from 1802 to 1815 and fundamentally altered the political, social, cul...

NATO

Seth Johnston

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

NATOIntroductionThe North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a military alliance and international organization comprising North American and Euro...

Navy, British

Eric Grove

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

British Navy Introduction The term “British navy” is not often used; “Royal Navy” is usually the preferred title, although, ironically, the cr...

Nelson, Horatio

Paul Krajeski

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Horatio Nelson Introduction The life and accomplishments of Horatio Nelson (b. 1758–d. 1805) have fascinated and inspired each generation in t...

New Zealand

Glyn Harper

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

New Zealand Introduction Military conflict has had a defining effect in New Zealand’s history and in shaping the nation. Before the arrival of...

Nimitz, Chester

Douglas V. Smith

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Chester Nimitz Introduction Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz, US Navy, is arguably the most important American naval officer of the 20th ce...

Nuclear Culture

Harry Roberts, Emily Gibbs

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Nuclear CultureIntroductionOver the last forty years, there has been an academic shift within nuclear scholarship, with attention diverting away from ...

Nuclear Weapons

J.R. McKay

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Nuclear WeaponsIntroductionSince the end of the World War II, nuclear weapons have fascinated humanity, providing a sense of security for many while a...

Occupations and Military Government

Bianka Adams

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Occupations and Military Government Introduction According to international law, a territory is under occupation when hostile armed forces ass...

Operational Art

Michael Matheny

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Operational ArtIntroductionThe art of warfare is practiced in three levels: the strategic, operational, and tactical. Operational art refers to the mi...

Ottoman Navy

Tuncay Zorlu

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Ottoman NavyIntroductionThis article deals with the literature dedicated to the history of the Ottoman navy from the early 14th century up to the maki...

Pacifism

Sandi Cooper

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Pacifism Introduction Along with other “isms” such as feminism, pacifism was coined in the late 19th to early 20th centuries to describe a set...

Passchaendale, Battle of

Robin Prior

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Battle of PasschaendaleIntroductionThe Third Battle of Ypres, or Passchendaele, took place between 31 July and 10 November 1917. Haig’s idea was to sw...

Patton, George

John Nelson Rickard

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

George PattonIntroductionGeorge Smith Patton Jr. is a major figure in both American and military history. He has achieved a renown exceeded by perhaps...

Peacekeeping

Lise Morjé Howard

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

PeacekeepingIntroductionPeacekeeping is unlike other forms of military intervention because of its founding three-part doctrine, comprising consent of...

Peninsular War

Charles J. Esdaile

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Peninsular WarIntroductionThe Peninsular War is the name given to the struggle that raged in Spain and Portugal between the forces of Napoleon Bonapar...

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