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List of Wars by Era

Postby Whiterook » Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:10 am

List of Typical Wars in Wargaming - Wars in History

Table of Eras
1200 BC-1095 AD: Ancients: Greek Wars & Roman Wars
1096-1499: Medieval
1500-1815: Pike and Shot
1816-1904: Age of Rifles
1905-1945: World War Era
1946-1988: Cold War Era
1989-Present: Modern War Era
FUTURE: Sci-fi/Fantasy


Ancients - Greek Wars

1200 BC: Trojan War
499 - 479 BC: Persian Wars
431 - 404 BC: Peloponnesian War
334 - 323 BC: Wars of Alexander the Great
300s BC: Samnite Wars between Rome and Samnium


Ancients - Roman Wars

264 - 241 BC: First Punic War
218 - 202 BC: Second Punic War
149 - 146 BC: Third Punic War
215 BC 197 BC 168 BC: Macedonian Wars
91 - 88 BC: Social War
82 - 81 BC: Sulla's civil war
58 BC - 50 B: Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars
49 - 45 BC: Caesar's civil war
48 BC: Battle of Pharsalus
31 BC: Battle of Actium
291 - 306: War of the Eight Princes in China
533 - 534: Vandal Wars


Medieval

1096 - 1291: Crusades
1337 - 1453: Hundred Years' War
1420 - 1436: Hussite Wars
1455 - 1485: Wars of the Roses
1454 - 1466: Thirteen Years' War. Between Poland and Teutonic Knights, which finally broke the power of the latter.


Pike and Shot

1568 - 1648: Eighty Years' War (war of Dutch independence)
1588: Defeat of the Spanish Armada
1618 - 1648: Thirty Years' War across Europe, ends with the Peace of Westphalia.
1639 - 1652: English Civil War
1648 - 1660: The Deluge/Northern War, A series of wars involving Poland, Sweden, Prussia, Russia and Transylvania and Denmark
1652 - 1654: First Anglo-Dutch War
1664 - 1667: Second Anglo-Dutch War
1672 - 1674: Third Anglo-Dutch War
1672 - 1678: Franco-Dutch War
1680 - 1684: Fourth Anglo-Dutch War
1689 - 1698: War of the Grand Alliance
1700 - 1721: Great Northern War between a coalition of Denmark/Norway, Russia and Saxony/Poland on one side and Sweden on the other side
1710 - 1711: Russo-Turkish War
1710-11: a part of the Great Northern War
1702 - 1713: Queen Anne's War The North American part of the War of Spanish Succession
1701 - 1714: War of Spanish Succession
1736 - 1739: Russo-Turkish War, 1736-39
1739 - 1742: War of Jenkins' Ear
1740 - 1742: 1st Silesian War
1744 - 1748: King George's War The North American part of the War of Austrian Succession
1740 - 1748: War of the Austrian Succession
1744 - 1745: 2nd Silesian War
1756 - 1763: Seven Years' War, known as the French and Indian War in the United States, and also 3rd Silesian War
1754 - 1763: French and Indian War or the Seven Years' War
1768 - 1774: Russo-Turkish War, 1768-74

1775 - 1781: American Revolutionary War

1787 - 1792: Russo-Turkish War, 1787-92
1792: War in defence of the constitution

1789 - 1815: French Revolutionary Wars / Napoleonic Wars

1805: Battle of Trafalgar

1815: Battle of Waterloo


Age of Rifles

1806 - 1812: Russo-Turkish War, 1806-12
1808 - 1809: The Finnish War between Russia and Sweden wherein Sweden cedes Finland to Russia
1812 - 1814: War of 1812 fought between the United States and Great Britain, and part of the greater war between Great Britain and France
1821 - 1829: Greek War of Independence
1828 - 1829: Russo-Turkish War, 1828-29
1830 - 1831: Polish-Russian war following November Uprising
1835: Toledo War between US territory of Michigan and the US state of Ohio
1839 - 1842: First Anglo-Afghan War
1843 - 1872: Several Maori Land Wars in New Zealand
1846 - 1848:: Mexican War between the United States and Mexico
1848 - 1849: Hungarian Revolt of 1848 waged by Hungary against Austria and later Russia
1848 - 1851: First war of Schleswig
1850 - 1865: Taiping Rebellion
1854 - 1856: Crimean War.
1857 - 1901: Caste War of Yucatán
1859 - 1860: Italian Independence War

1861 - 1865: American Civil War in the United States

1864: Second War of Schleswig
1866: Austro-Prussian War (aka Seven Weeks War)
1866 - 1868: Red Cloud's War between the Lakota and the United States
1870 - 1871: Franco-Prussian War
1872 - 1873: Modoc War between the Modoc and the United States
1876 - 1877: Black Hills War between the Lakota and the United States
1877 - 1878: Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78
1839 - 1842: Second Anglo-Afghan War
1887 - 1889: Italo-Abyssinian War
1895 - 1896: First Italo-Abyssinian War
1894 - 1895: First Sino-Japanese War
1898: Spanish-American War
1899 - 1902: Boer War in South Africa


World War Era

1905: Russo-Japanese War
1912 - 1913: Two Balkan Wars are fought for control of European territories of Ottoman Empire

1914 - 1918: World War I, initially in Europe, then worldwide

1917 - 1918: Russian Revolution
1918: Finnish Civil War, fought between "the reds" (rebellious Socialists) and "the whites" (anti-Socialists) in the aftermath of the Russian Revolutions of 1917. Germany intervened on the side of the Whites.
1918 - 1922: Russian Civil War, fought between "the reds" (Communists) and "the whites" (tsarists) directly after the Bolshevist Revolution. US, France and Great Britain also intervened to "kill communism in the crib."
1918 - 1920: Estonian Liberation War, Estonia against Soviet Russia and the Germans.
1918 Polish-Czech war in Teschen Silesia
1918 - 1919: Poland and Lwow against Westukrainian Republic
1918 - 1919: Great Poland Uprising, Provinz Posen against Germany
1919: Third Anglo-Afghan War
1919: First Silesian Uprising
1919 - 1921: Polish-Soviet war Poland and Ukrainian Peoples Republic against Soviets
1920: Second Silesian Uprising Silesian Poles against Germany
1921: Third Silesian Uprising Silesian Poles against Germany
1934 - 1936: Northern Expedition by Kuomintang
1935 - 1936: Second Italo-Abyssinian War
1936 - 1939: Spanish Civil War


World War II

1937 - 1945: Second Sino-Japanese War
1939 - 1941: World War II: Poland,British Empire, France against Germany, Italy, Soviet Union
1941 - 1945: World War II: (British Empire, United States, Soviet Union and others against fascist Germany, Italy, and Japan).


Cold War Era

1945 - 1949: Chinese Civil War
1946 - 1954: First Indochina War
1947 - 1949: First Kashmir War between India and Pakistan
1948 - 1949: First Arab-Israeli War

1950 - 1953: Korean War (UN-led coalition Vs. North Korea)

1956: Suez Crisis (Second Arab-Israeli War)
1962 - 1963: Sino-Indian War

1964 - 1973: Vietnam War between US-led coalition including government of South Vietnam and coalition including Viet Cong and North Vietnam

1965: Second Kashmir War (Second Indo-Pakistani War)
1967: Six-Day War (Third Arab-Israeli War)
1969: Football War between Honduras and El Salvador.
1971: Bangladesh War of Independence (Third Indo-Pakistani War)
1973: Yom Kippur War (Fourth Arab-Israeli War)
1974 - 1991: Ethiopian Civil War
1975 - 1991: Lebanese Civil War
1979 - 1989: Soviet-Afghan War
1980 - 1988: Iran-Iraq War
1982: Falklands War between United Kingdom and Argentina


Modern Era

1989 - 1990: Operation Just Cause, United States invades Panama
1991: Gulf War between Iraq and UN-led coalition
1991: Slovene War of Independence
1991 - 1995: Croatian War of Independence
1992 - 1995: Bosnian Civil War
1994 - 1996: First Chechen War
1998 - 1999: Kosovo War (NATO Vs. Yugoslavia)
1999: Second Chechen War
2001: Invasion of Afghanistan
2003: Invasion of Iraq



2004 - PRESENT


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Re: List of Wars by Era

Postby John D Salt » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:00 pm

The following list is a compilation of military operations involving the land forces of the UK and USA in the 20th century. It is extracted from my paper, "Force transformation: an historical perspective from across the Atlantic", in Proc. SPIE 5441, Battlespace Digitization and Network-Centric Systems IV, 121 (July 19, 2004); doi:10.1117/12.540979; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.540979

United Kingdom:
1899-1902 Second Boer War.
1899-1920 “Mad Mullah” campaign in Somaliland.
1900-1903 Conquest of Northern Nigeria.
1903-1904 Tibet expedition.
1904 Insurrection in Southern Nigeria.
1914-1918 First World War
1919 Afghan war.
1919-1921 Campaign in Ireland.
1919-1921 Intervention in Russia.
1919-1921 Waziristan revolt.
1920 Insurrection in Mesopotamia.
1922-1924 Uprising in Kurdistan.
1928-1929 Afghan civil war.
1930-1931 Kurdish uprising in Iraq.
1936-1939 Arab revolt in Palestine.
1939-1945 Second World War.
1944-1947 Intervention in Greece.
1945-1946 Intervention in Dutch East Indies.
1945-1946 Campaign against dacoits in Burma.
1945-1948 Palestine emergency.
1948-1960 Malayan Emergency.
1950-1953 Korean War.
1952-1956 Campaign against Mau-Mau in Kenya.
1953 Intervention in Guyana.
1955-1959 Campaign against EOKA in Cyprus.
1956 Operation Musketeer: Invasion of Suez.
1957 Campaign against Imam of Oman.
1960-1961 Insurgency in Cameroon.
1962 Brunei revolt.
1963-1966 Borneo Confrontation.
1964 Intervention in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.
1964-1967 Campaign against FLOSY in Aden.
1968-1974 Campaign against PFLOAG in Dhofar.
1969 Intervention in Anguilla.
1969-1997 Operation Banner: "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland.
1982 Operation Corporate: Falklands campaign.
1983-1984 Intervention in Lebanon.
1991 Operation Granby: Liberation of Kuwait.
1992 on Intervention in Croatia/Bosnia.
2000 Intervention in Sierra Leone.

United States.
1899-1905 Phillipine insurrection.
1906-1909 Army of Cuban pacification.
1912 Intervention in Honduras and Nicaragua.
1915 Intervention in Haiti.
1916 Intervention in Dominica.
1916 Pancho Villa raid.
1917 Cuban revolt.
1917-1918 First World War.
1918-1919 Revolt in Haiti.
1918-1920 Intervention in Russia.
1941-1945 Second World War.
1945-1946 Intervention in coastal provinces of China.
1950-1953 Korean War.
1958-1959 Intervention in Lebanon.
1961-1973 Viet Nam war.
1965 Intervention in Dominica.
1970 Intervention in Cambodia.
1975 Mayaguez incident.
1980 Hostage rescue attempt in Iran.
1983 Invasion of Grenada.
1982-1984 Intervention in Lebanon.
1989 Intervention in Panama.
1990 Intervention in Liberia.
1990-1991 Liberation of Kuwait.
1992-1993 Intervention in Somalia.
1994 Intervention in Haiti.

All the best,

John.


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