Saturday, March 30, 2013

Battle of Madrid

Years 1919-1939, commonly called "years of peace", in fact were abundant in armed conflicts, and even wars of different scale and intensity. Among the biggest ones was the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Its classification among the biggest military conflicts of the inter-war period came out of both its intensity, and political significance. In that war clashed large regular armies; it also became a shooting range, where were tested new weapons and equipment, as well as new tactical concepts of warfare. In particular, it was the German Wehrmacht that treated Spain as an excellent range, furnishing an opportunity to test the military doctrine on the eve of preparations for the war for the European and world domination. More >>>

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