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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...

World War II in the Mediterranean and Middle East

Niall Barr

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

World War II in the Mediterranean and Middle East Introduction Although often considered to be a “side show” during the Second World War, the ...

World War II, Indian Army in

Kaushik Roy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Indian Army in World War IIIntroductionThe Indian Army was the largest volunteer force during the Second World War. Without resorting to conscription,...

World War II, Russo-German War

Evan Mawdsley

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

World War II, Russo-German WarIntroductionThe Russian-German War lasted from the German invasion of 22 June 1941 until 8 May 1945 and is often known b...

Yugoslavian Civil War, 1991-1999

Laurie Van Hook

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Yugoslavian Civil War, 1991–1999 ...

Zhukov, Georgii

Geoffrey Roberts

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Georgii Zhukov Introduction Conscripted into the Tsarist cavalry in 1915 to fight in the First World War, Georgy (also Georgii, Georgi) Konsta...

Zulu Wars

John Laband

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Zulu Wars Introduction The term “Zulu Wars” is an imprecise one, because there is no single, generally accepted understanding of what it enco...

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