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Bonaparte, Napoleon

Philip Dwyer

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Napoleon Bonaparte Introduction Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the island of Corsica, in Ajaccio, on 15 August 1769, one year after the island...

Brazilian Armed Forces

Frank D. McCann

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Brazilian Armed ForcesIntroductionAll of Brazil’s constitutions have limited the option for war. As a result, the armed forces are basically defensive...

Britain and the Blitz

Richard Overy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Battle of Britain and the BlitzIntroductionThe Battle of Britain and the Blitz were two central moments in the British war effort during World War II....

British Armed Forces, from the Glorious Revolution to Present

Ian F. W. Beckett

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

British Armed Forces, from the Glorious Revolution to the PresentIntroductionThere has always been a sense in which the British experience of armed fo...

British Army in World War II

Jonathan Fennell

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

British Army in World War IIIntroductionThere is a very extensive volume of literature on the British army and World War II. This is not solely down t...

British Army of the Rhine, The

Simon Moody

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

The British Army of the RhineIntroductionThe British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) began life in 1945 as a postwar administrative headquarters deployed in ...

British-India Armies from 1740 to 1849

Kaushik Roy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

British-India Armies from 1740 to 1849 Introduction The British, in the guise of East India Company (EIC; also referred to as “the Company”) ca...

Canada from World War I to the Present

Michael Bechthold

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Canada from World War I to the Present ...

Canada through World War I

Ian C. D. Moffat

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2020-05-27

Canada through World War IIntroductionThe Great War was the world event that began the evolution of Canada from a self-governing British colony to a g...

Cavalry since 1500

Mark Gerges, William Nance

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Cavalry Since 1500IntroductionCavalry, one of the three principal combat branches, has long been known as “the combat arm of decision.” This view, of ...

Charlemagne

John France

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Charlemagne Introduction Historians have always been fascinated by the life of Charlemagne and, in particular, deeply concerned to explain the...

China's Modern Wars, 1911-1979

Peter Worthing

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

China’s Modern Wars, 1911–1979IntroductionFew informed observers would deny the important role that military conflict has played in China’s 20th centu...

Chinese Civil War, 1945-1949

Harold Tanner

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

The Chinese Civil War, 1945–1949 Introduction For the Allies and for Japan itself, the Japanese surrender in August 1945 signaled the arrival ...

Chivalry

Kathryn Hurlock, David Green

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Chivalry Introduction Chivalry is a term that has many interpretations. The word itself, which first appeared in English in 1292, derives from...

Civilians

Adam R. Seipp

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Civilians Introduction The concept of the civilian in wartime as a legal category is fairly new, but the problem is far older. Noncombatants ha...

Clausewitz, Carl von

Christopher Bassford

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Carl von Clausewitz ...

Coalition and Alliance War

Richard L. DiNardo

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Coalition and Alliance War Introduction Arguably coalition warfare is as old as civilization itself. The ancient Greek city-states combined to...

Cold War, 1945-1990

Mary Kathryn Barbier

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Cold War, 1945–1990IntroductionThe world viewed World War I as the “war to end all wars,” and then came World War II. It was a conflict that fostered ...

Commemoration

Mary Kathryn Barbier

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

CommemorationIntroductionSocieties commemorate past events in different ways, and in many cases, decisions about how to honor those who fought and die...

Communications, French Revolution to Present

Jonathan Reed Winkler

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Communications, French Revolution to the Present Introduction Over the past two centuries, communications has become a critical element of mili...

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