Battle of Valparaiso
The Battle of Valparaiso, also called the Capture of USS Essex, was a naval action fought during the War of 1812. It took place off Valparaíso, Chile on March 28, 1814, between the frigate USS Es...
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Chincha Islands War
The Chincha Islands War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-sudamericana) was a series of coastal and naval battles between Spain and its former colonies of Peru and Chile from 1864 to 1866. The conflict beg...
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World War II
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War (after the recent Great War), was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier. It involved th...
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Chilean naval mutiny of 1931
The Chilean naval mutiny of 1931 (Spanish: Sublevación de la Escuadra) was a violent rebellion of the Chilean Navy enlisted men against the government of Vice President Manuel Trucco.
In 1931,...
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Chilean Civil War of 1829–30
The Chilean Civil War of 1829–1830 (Spanish: Guerra Civil de 1829-1830) was an armed conflict between conservative Pelucones and liberal Pipiolos forces in Chile over the constitutional regime in ...
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Battle of Píleo
The Battle of Píleo (December 7, 1819) was a minor engagement that took place between the forces of the nascent Chilean Army and Spanish royalist guerrillas, in the context of the Total War campaign, ...
Tanquetazo
El Tanquetazo or El Tancazo (both Spanish for "tank putsch") of 29 June 1973 are the names used to refer to the failed coup attempt in Chile led by Army Lieutenant Colonel Roberto Souper against the ...
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Chilean brigantine Aquiles (1824)
Aquiles was a brigantine, originally Spanish, that later served in the Chilean Navy.
Aquiles was a Spanish brigantine of unknown builder that sailed on 13 January 1824 from Cadiz and arrived to Ca...
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Chilean ship San Martín (1802)
The ship Cumberland was launched in 1802 as a 3-decker East Indiaman. She made seven voyages between India and England from 1802 to 1815 for the British East India Company. Her most notable voyage was...
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Paine Memorial
The Paine Memorial is a memorial site built in Paine, a small rural community located twenty miles south of Santiago, Chile. The site commemorates the lives of citizens who were either abducted or unl...
Creek War
The Creek War (1813–1814), also known as the Red Stick War and the Creek Civil War, was a regional war between opposing Creek factions, European empires, and the United States, taking place larg...
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War of the Pacific
The War of the Pacific (Spanish: Guerra del Pacífico) (1879–1883) was fought in western South America, between Chile and allied Bolivia and Peru in a variety of terrain, including the Pacific Ocea...
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Norte Grande insurrection
Norte Grande insurrection (December 25, 1931) (Spanish: Motín del Norte Grande) was a violent (and ultimately unsuccessful) attempt against the government of Chilean President Juan Esteban Montero...
Operation Soberanía
Operación Soberanía (Operation Sovereignty) was a planned Argentine military invasion of Chile started on 22 December 1978 due to the Beagle conflict dispute. The invasion was halted after a few hours...
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Galvarino (1809)
HMS Hecate was a Royal Navy 18-gun Cruizer-class brig-sloop, built by John King at Upnor and launched in 1809. After serving in the British Navy, essentially entirely in the East Indies, she served in...
Tacnazo insurrection
Tacnazo insurrection (October 21, 1969) (Spanish: El Tacnazo) was a brief revolt of the Tacna artillery regiment, led by General Roberto Viaux, in what turned out to be a non-violent demonstration...
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Tecumseh's War
Tecumseh's War or Tecumseh's Rebellion was a conflict in the Northwest Territory between the United States and an American Indian confederacy led by the Shawnee leader Tecumseh. Although the war is of...
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Army of the Andes
The Army of the Andes (Spanish: Ejército de los Andes) was a military force created by the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata (Argentina) and mustered by general José de San Martín in his cam...
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Chilean corvette Chacabuco (1815)
Chacabuco was a 20-gun corvette of 450 tons built in 1815 in Boston, USA. She came to Coquimbo as Avon and was bought by investors of Copiapó, Chile, in order to be used as privateer vessel under the ...
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La Cutufa
La Cutufa was an illegal Chilean clandestine finance syndicate (dubbed after an official's dog) that offered investors, mostly officers of the Chilean army, tax-free interest rates of 20% a month. Aft...