Military history of the Philippines

The Battle of Mactan on April 27, 1521, is celebrated as the earliest reported resistance of the natives in the Philippines against foreign invaders. Lapu-Lapu, a Chieftain of Mactan Island, defe...
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Battle of Mactan
The Battle of Mactan (Cebuano: Gubat sa Mactan; Filipino: Labanan sa Mactan; Spanish: Batalla de Mactán) was fought in the Philippines on 27 April 1521, prior to Spanish colonization. The warr...
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Philippine revolts against Spain
During the Spanish colonial period in the Philippines, there were several revolts against of the Spanish colonial government by indigenous Moro, Lumad, Indians, Chinese and Insulares, often with the g...
Limahong
Limahong, Lim Hong or also called Lin Feng (simplified Chinese: 林凤; traditional Chinese: 林鳳; pinyin: Lín Fèng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lîm-Hong) was a notorious Chinese pirate and warlord who inva...
Eighty Years' War
The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the H...
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Seven Years' War
The Seven Years' War took place between 1754 and 1763 with the main conflict being in the seven-year period 1756–1763. It involved most of the great powers of the time and affected Europe, North Ameri...
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Cochinchina campaign
The Cochinchina campaign (French: Campagne de Cochinchine; Spanish: Expedición franco-española a Cochinchina; Vietnamese: Chiến dịch Nam Kỳ; 1858–1862), fought between the French and Spani...
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Philippine Revolution
The Philippine Revolution (called the Tagalog War by the Spanish), (Filipino: Himagsikang Pilipino) was an armed military conflict between the people of the Philippines and the Spanish colonial autho...
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Spanish-American War
The Spanish–American War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-estadounidense) was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of US intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. US att...
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Philippine-American War
The Philippine–American War (Filipino/Tagalog: Digmaang Pilipino-Amerikano) (1899–1902) was an armed conflict between the United States and Filipino revolutionaries.The conflict arose from the struggl...
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Korean War
The Korean War (in South Korea: Hangeul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, "Korean War"; in North Korea: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between N...
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Vietnam War
The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or si...
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Gulf War
The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991), for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia a...
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Iraq War
The Iraq War was a protracted armed conflict that began with the 2003 invasion of Iraq led by the United States. The invasion toppled the government of Saddam Hussein. The conflict, however, continued...
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Military history of the Philippines during World War II
The Commonwealth of the Philippines was invaded by the Empire of Japan in December 1941 shortly after Japan's declaration of war upon the United States of America, which controlled the Philippines at ...
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Pact of Biak-na-Bato
The Pact of Biak-na-Bato, signed on December 14, 1897, created a truce between Spanish colonial Governor-General Fernando Primo de Rivera and the revolutionary leader Emilio Aguinaldo to end the Phili...
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Peace process with the Bangsamoro in the Philippines
In the late 1960s, an independence movement was founded in Mindanao, the Philippines to separate the Muslim majority-Moro areas from the rest of the Philippines. The area is now called the Bangsamoro...
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Places named for Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur, United States Army General is remembered for his services in many places. Schools, roads and parks are among those that have been named in his honor.MacArthur was enormously popular...
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