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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...

Conquest of Mexico and Peru

Scott Doebler, Matthew Restall

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Conquest of Mexico and PeruIntroductionThe traditional, master narrative of the momentous collision of worlds in 16th-century Mexico and Peru centers ...

Conscription

Nicholas A. Krehbiel

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Conscription ...

Cornwallis, Charles

Stanley Carpenter

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Charles CornwallisIntroductionCharles Cornwallis, second earl and first marquess Cornwallis, was born on 31 December 1738 and died on 5 October 1805. ...

Counterinsurgency in the Modern World

Scott Gates, Kaushik Roy

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Counterinsurgency in the Modern World Introduction Together, terrorism and guerrilla warfare for the most part constitute insurgencies. While ...

Cromwell, Oliver

Stanley Carpenter

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Oliver CromwellIntroductionOliver Cromwell was born on 25 April 1599 and died on 3 September 1658. As a member of Parliament representing Huntington f...

Crusades, The

Jonathan Phillips

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

The Crusades Introduction The history of the Crusades is a long and complex story. At the Council of Clermont in November 1095, Pope Urban II ...

Defense Industries

Aaron Plamondon

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Defense Industries Introduction The improvements in the industrialization of weapons and equipment production have altered the way wars have be...

Dien Bien Phu, Battle of

Jean-Jacques Arzalier

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Battle of Dien Bien PhuIntroductionThe First Vietnam War, or Indochina War (1946–1954), was the result of hostilities between the communist Vietnamese...

Dominion Armies in World War II

Douglas E. Delaney

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Dominion Armies in World War IIIntroductionIn September 1939, a committee of the British War Cabinet estimated that the dominions of Canada, Australia...

European Wars, Mid-Nineteenth-Century

Frederick C. Schneid

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Mid-Nineteenth-Century European Wars Introduction Wars in the mid-19th century reflected the changing nature of European society, politics, an...

Frederick the Great

Patrick Shrier

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Frederick The Great Introduction Frederick the Great (1712–1786) is one of the most fascinating figures of the Early Modern period. He cut a p...

French Armies, Early Modern

Julia Osman

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Early Modern French Armies Introduction Historians who study the early modern French army are interested in a variety of different aspects of ...

French Military, 1919-1940

Jeffery A. Gunsburg

Subject: Military History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

French Military, 1919–1940IntroductionThe subject of this bibliography is the development of the French army (and its subsidiary air forces, which eve...

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