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Wars that changed History

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This war saw new weapons and technologies developed and used, which led to more destruction and the fall of four great imperial dynasties. Also, the first-ever motorized ambulance was used during this war.


World War II

World War I

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This 45-year stand-off disintegrated the federal socialist state, Soviet Union. The system of frequency hopping was introduced to the U.S military is a possible forefather to Wi-Fi.


The Cold War

The Crusades

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Considered the deadliest war in American history, 66% of the deaths were due to diseases. Abraham Lincoln was the president at the time of the war.


American civil war

American Revolutionary War

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This war was between two groups known as the Allies and the Axis. The war ended with Japan surrendering as it suffered a blow due to the deadly atomic bombings.


Boxer Rebellion

World War II

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This battle fought in present-day Belgium, was the last crushing defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte against the forces led by the Duke of Wellington.


Battle of Waterloo

Battle of Vienna 

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The natives call it the Fatherland Liberation War. This war is considered as the first military action or a proxy war in the long-lasted cold war were the communist and the capitalist forces fought against each other in a third country.


Vietnam war

Korean War

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This war had its spark from the September 11th terrorist attacks on the empire state building, which followed as the longest war in U.S. history.


Soviet-Afghan War

U.S.-Afghan War

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The French colonization of the Indochina region was the root cause of this war. The U.S troops carried out the well known Operation Rolling Thunder, a bombing campaign.


Vietnam War

Yemeni Civil War

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This war was triggered by religious tensions and the weakening of the Ottoman empire. The war came to an end by the Treaty of Paris.


Invasion of Normandy

Crimean war

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This 490BC war was between the ancient Greeks and the Persians. The battle also gave rise to the story of who supposedly ran from Marathon to Athens to announce Greek victory.


Mongol Conquest

The Battle of Marathon

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Fought between the British Empire and two independent states such as the South African Republic and the Orange Free State. The trigger point of this war was the discovery of diamonds and gold in these two regions.


Boer war

Iraq war

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This 1066 war started as a family feud to claim the English throne. The English royal family can be traced back to William the Conqueror as he won the throne in this war.


Battle of Zama

Battle of Hastings

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This was was a global conflict due to colonization and a struggle for global primacy between the British and the French houses.


The Irish War of Independence

Seven-year war

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This was the first war of Independence fought by the colonized India. Though an unsuccessful attempt, the British realized that not all of India is under their control.


Revolt of 1857

Battle of Buxar

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It was one of the most decisive battles in the Second World War were Russia's confidence was boosted, and the Axis powers were on the defensive side.


Battle of Stalingrad

Siege of Yorktown