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Seller Inventory Seller Inventory BD Publisher: Praeger , This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis About this title Following her defeat in the Spanish-American War of , Spain shifted her colonial focus to her Protectorate in northern Morocco. Book Description : Tells the story of the creation, organization, and characters who established the Spanish Foreign Legion, a special unit of shock troops designed to spearhead Spain's army in Africa in Buy New Learn more about this copy.
The Spanish Foreign Legion in the Spanish Civil War, Book Reviews
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Published by Greenwood Press Richness, quietness, pleasure. His battalions set out to defeat the Riffian tribes by destroying their morale with bayonets. Thesaurus browser?
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Full browser? This is the story of the creation, organization, and combat role of the Legion in its formative years from to Based upon archival sources in Madrid, Segovia, and Ceuta, this is the first and most complete history in English or Spanish of the early years of the Spanish Foreign Legion.
The unit was instrumental in crushing Abd-el-Krim's rebellion against Spanish colonial authority. When the Riffians annihilated the army of General Silvestre at Annual in and were poised to attack the Spanish enclave of Melilla, it was the arrival of the Legion that pacified its panic-stricken citizens.
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The force would be in the vanguard of all major offensives undertaken in recapturing the territory lost in , and its amphibious landing at Alhucemas Bay in marked the beginning of the end for the Rif Rebellion.