The Ebro 1938: Death knell of the Republic by Chris HenryThe Ebro 1938: Death knell of the Republic by Chris Henry

The Ebro 1938: Death knell of the Republic

byChris HenryIllustratorAdam Hook

Paperback | March 26, 1999

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Osprey's examination of the last major Republican offensive of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). The Battle of the Ebro was a vitally important episode in the Spanish conflict and, although ultimately a Republican defeat it proved a severe setback for the Nationalist forces under General Francesco Franco Bahamonde. According to many historians it extended the war for an extra year. Ultimately however it was probably the death knell of the Republic; their armies lost vast amounts of men and materials and they were left incapable of defending their remaining territory effectively. The consequences for Europe were immense.
Chris Henry has been interested in military history since he was a small boy. His interest in artillery developed whilst a volunteer worker at the Tower of London and he became Senior Curator at the Royal Armouries Museum of Artillery at Fort Nelson. Formerly the Head of Collections at Firepower!, the Museum of the Royal Artillery, he ...
Title:The Ebro 1938: Death knell of the RepublicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.88 × 7.22 × 0.23 inPublished:March 26, 1999Publisher:Bloomsbury USA

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ISBN - 10:1855327384

ISBN - 13:9781855327382

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Table of Contents

Origins of the Campaign/Opposing Leaders/Opposing Armies/Opposing Plans/The Campaign/Aftermath/The Battlefield Today/Chronology/Wargaming the Ebro Offensive/Glossary/Further Reading