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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...

Media

Steven Casey

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

MediaIntroductionThe media has evolved over time, from the mass press of the 19th century, through the radio, movie, and television industries of the ...

Medicine, Military

Frank W. Stahnisch

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Military Medicine Introduction Military medicine can be seen as being as old as armed conflict itself in higher civilizations—such as those of...

Medieval Japan, 900-1600

Michael F. Solecki

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Medieval Japan, 900–1600IntroductionFamine, drought, disease, pestilence, and dirty politics forced total civil war on the Japanese people from 900 ce

Mercenaries

Sarah Percy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Mercenaries ...

Meuse-Argonne Offensive

Edward G. Lengel

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Meuse-Argonne OffensiveIntroductionThe Meuse-Argonne Offensive, lasting from 26 September 1918 to 11 November 1918, constituted the largest and bloodi...

Mexico and the United States, 1836–1848, Wars of

Sam Haynes

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Wars of Mexico and the United States, 1836–1848IntroductionConflicts between Anglo-Americans and Hispanics date back to the earliest contacts between ...

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