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  DATE

Location / Name 

Attackers

Defenders

Victory

 

June 25th, 1950 - July 27th, 1953 (North Korea unilaterally withdrew from the armistice on 27 May 2009)

P.S.: In 2010, South Korea accused North Korea of sinking one of its warships. 
Tension is rising.

 

Korean War

 

1 212 000 soldiers from North Korea,
China and the Soviet Union (USSR)

United Nations (Resolution 84):

1 207 010 soldiers from the Republic of Korea, South Africa, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Columbia, United States, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, Turkey and the United Kingdom

Uti possidetis juris

No decision (de facto)

1954

Battle of Dien Bien Phu

Siege: 8 weeks

Vietminh France

Vietminh

1956  

Sinai War

 

Moshe Dayan

(Israel / France / Great Britain)

Egypt

Israel / France / Great Britain

 

 

1968

Siege at Khe Sanh

General Giap

North Vietnam

45 000 soldiers, of which 20 000 are killed

United States / South Vietnam     

 6 000 marines and rangers, of which 200 are killed

United States of America and South Vietnam

1975  

Fall of Saigon

 

North Vietnam and forces of the Vietcong

South Vietnam / United States

North Vietnam and forces of the Vietcong

1990 - 1991

Gulf War

 

Canada / United States of America and other allies

 

Iraq

Canada / United States of America and other allies

April 1992 -
Dec. 14, 1995
(Dayton Peace Agreement)

Bosnian and Herzegovinian Conflict

Serb militias

Muslims and Croatians

Bosnian and
Herzegovinian Federation
(Muslims and Croatians)


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