Interesting Facts About Varosha: The Abandoned Town of Cyprus
Fact about Varosha
What if a city, which is full of life, and booming with travel and commercial activity, suddenly freezes? That is what happened with Varosha, a beautiful town in Famagusta, Cyprus, as a result of a Turkish invasion in 1974. This...
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Effects of the Persian Gulf War
The Gulf War, also called the Persian Gulf War, began on August 2, 1990 when Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion of Kuwait, and ended on February 28, 1991. This Buzzle article puts forth some information about the outcome and...
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Second Opium War (Arrow War)
The Opium Wars of China played an important role in the history of this ancient Asian empire as well as in the history of various imperial powers like England and France. The Opium Wars are a powerful example of foreign machinations...
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Peloponnesian War Summary
The Peloponnesian War was an important event in the history of the conflicts in ancient Greece. Read on to know more about this war...
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Opium War 1839
The First Opium War (1839 - 1942) was triggered as a result of a series of controversies surrounding the opium trade carried out by the British traders in China.
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Spanish-American War Summary
The Spanish-American War is a largely forgotten landmark in the history of US and its rise to being a global superpower. History lovers will surely enjoy this ride, so read on...
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War of Austrian Succession
To understand the war of Austrian succession, it is essential that we first understand the background and causes of the war. The war, in itself consisted of countless battles, has a substantial timeline, that altered the political...
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Information about The Pequot War
The Pequot war was an armed conflict between the indigenous people and the settlers of New England. The following article will help you uncover the past.
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Battle of Gettysburg: Timeline and Significance
The Battle of Gettysburg lasted three days. Its significance lies in the fact that the Union victory at the small town of Gettysburg ended Confederate diplomacy and domination. The National Cemetery at Gettysburg is a tribute to...
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French Wars of Religion
When we think about France in the 16th century, the first thing that comes to our mind is the French Wars of Religion. Read on to know more...
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The French and Indian War
War, something that nobody wants to see for real. However, it happens nowadays as well. This war seems to have brought victory for the British who soon turned into Americans!
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Mexican American War
If you want to know about the Mexican American war, read this article.
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The Battle of Actium
The Battle of Actium is a demonstration of intelligence and strategy coupled with the surprise element - malaria.
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Japan and the Samurai Warrior
Japan, being an island with a treacherous, highly defensible coastline and an uncertain weather inclined to typhoons, has had an extraordinary pattern of seclusion and exemption from foreign incursions during the whole course of...
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Chemical Warfare: The Beginning
Fritz Haber originally started the Chemical Warfare in 1914. This article discusses how it proceeded from there into the World War I, what chemicals were used, and how it affected the soldiers.
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Interesting Facts About the Battle of Camden
Fact about Battle of Camden
One of the most important battles in the American Revolutionary War was the Battle of Camden. Facts about this war bear out the story of where this war was won and lost. Here is a brief account of the Battle of Camden.
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Desert Storm Facts
Operation desert storm
A study of the operation desert storm facts, that was one of the most unique armed conflicts of the 20th century will give you an insight about contemporary history and Middle Eastern affairs with various other countries, during...
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Brief Description of the India-China War of 1962
Fact about India-China War of 1962
The India-China war of 1962, fought at altitudes of over 4,000 meters, proved to be a great learning curve for Indian defense strategists. Here is a brief account of the Sino-Indian War.
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Causes and Effects of the Fall of Constantinople
Effect of the Fall of Constantinople
The fall of Constantinople relates to the capture of the capital of the Byzantine Empire by the Ottoman Turks. The battle lasted from April 6 to May 29, 1453. This post recounts the causes which led to the war, as well as the...
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Battles of Lexington and Concord
The battles of Lexington and Concord were the first open battle of the American Revolutionary War. Read on to find out more about this iconic battle.
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Mexican War of Independence
The Mexican Independence War began in the year 1810 and continued till 1821. It was a struggle to achieve freedom from the oppressive rule of the Spanish colonizers by the Mexicans. Here's more about the war that led to Mexico's...
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Significance and Important Facts About the Boer Wars
Fact about Boer War
The Boer Wars played an important part in cementing the position of Great Britain as a global empire. This post tells you about the significance of the Boer Wars, that led to the union of South Africa.
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Crimean War Causes, Timeline, and Summary
Crimean war facts
The Crimean War was fought on the Crimean peninsula along the northern coast of the Black Sea. The belligerents in this war were Russia on one side against the French Empire, Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, and the Kingdom of...
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Facts About Operation Enduring Freedom - Afghanistan (OEF - A)
Operation Enduring Freedom was planned in retaliation of 9-11 attack
The American retaliation post-9/11, which led to them invading Afghanistan in order to fight the Al-Qaeda, is known as Operation Enduring Freedom. Read this Buzzle article, to know more about this hugely important military operation.
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Korean War Summary
A war between people of the same country, which went on for 3 long years and is also one of the reasons for the Cold War, was the battle between North Korea and South Korea. For a summing up of the main events of this Asian war...
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