Military history of China
The recorded military history of China extends from about 2200 BC to the present day. This history can be divided into the military history of China before 1911, when a revolution overthrew the imperi...
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Iconic photos of the Vietnam War
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Naval history of China
The naval history of China dates back thousands of years, with archives existing since the late Spring and Autumn Period (722 BC – 481 BC) about the ancient navy of China and the various ship types us...
Naval history of China - Wikipedia
Chinese armour
China has a long history of armour and weapons development. China has many varieties of armour, but the most common were of the lamellar, coat of plates, brigandine and scaled varieties.
Initially...
Chinese armour - Wikipedia
Military history of China before 1911
The recorded military history of China extends from about 2200 BC to the present day. Although traditional Chinese Confucian philosophy favored peaceful political solutions and showed contempt for bru...
Military history of China before 1911 - Wikipedia
Qin's wars of unification
Qin's wars of unification were a series of military campaigns launched in the late 3rd century BC by the Qin state against the other six major states — Han, Zhao, Yan, Wei, Chu and Qi — within the ter...
Sino-Xiongnu War
The Han–Xiongnu War, also known as the Sino-Xiongnu War, was a series of military battles fought between the Chinese Han empire and the Xiongnu confederated state from 133 BC to 89 AD. Under Emperor W...
Sino-Xiongnu War - Wikipedia
Military history of the Three Kingdoms
The military history of the Three Kingdoms period, part of the greater military history of China incorporated almost a century of prolonged warfare and disorder. Following the generally peaceful condi...
Battle of Fei River
The Battle of Fei River or “Feishui” (simplified Chinese: 淝水之战; traditional Chinese: 淝水之戰; pinyin: Féishŭi zhī zhàn) was a battle in 383, where Fu Jiān (Chinese: 苻堅) of the Di Former Q...
Battle of Fei River - Wikipedia
Goguryeo-Sui Wars
The Goguryeo–Sui War were a series of campaigns launched by the Sui dynasty of China against Goguryeo between AD 598 and AD 614. It resulted in the defeat of Sui and was a factor in the Tang dynasty o...
Imperial Guards (Tang Dynasty)
The Imperial Guards of the Tang Dynasty, also known as the Forbidden Troops (traditional chinese: 禁軍, simplified Chinese: 禁军, pinyin: jìn jūn), evolved initially from honour bodyguards of the emperor ...
An Lushan Rebellion
The An Lushan Rebellion was a devastating rebellion against the Tang Dynasty of China. The rebellion overtly began on 16 December 755, when general An Lushan declared himself emperor in Northern Chin...
An Lushan Rebellion - Wikipedia
Goryeo-Khitan Wars
The Goryeo–Khitan War was a series of 10th- and 11th-century conflicts between Goryeo and the Khitan Empire (Liao dynasty) near the present-day border between China and North Korea.
During the Thr...
Mongol invasion of China
The Mongol invasion of China spanned six decades in the 13th century and involved the defeat of the Jin dynasty, Western Xia, the Dali Kingdom and the Southern Song, which finally fell in 1279. The M...
Ming Dynasty military conquests
The military conquests of the Ming dynasty were instrumental to the dynasty's hold on power during the early Ming.
Early in his reign, Zhu Yuanzhang, the first Ming emperor, laid down instructions...
Ming Dynasty military conquests - Wikipedia
Manchu conquest of China
The Qing conquest of the Ming, also known as the Ming–Qing transition was a period of conflict between the Qing dynasty, established by Manchu clan Aisin Gioro in Manchuria (contemporary Northeastern ...
Manchu conquest of China - Wikipedia