Military history of the Philippines

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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...
Battle of Mactan - Wikipedia
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...
Seven Years' War - Wikipedia
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...
Cochinchina campaign - Wikipedia
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...
Spanish-American War - Wikipedia
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...
Philippine-American War - Wikipedia
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...
Gulf War - Wikipedia
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...
Iraq War - Wikipedia
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 ...
Military history of the Philippines during World War II - Wikipedia
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...
Pact of Biak-na-Bato - Wikipedia
Wake Island Conference
On October 15, 1950, U.S. President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur met on Wake Island to confer about the progress of the Korean War. Truman decided he would meet MacArthur at Wake Isla...
Wake Island Conference - Wikipedia
Quezon Protected Landscape
The Quezon Protected Landscape is a protected area in the Republic of the Philippines, spanning the municipalities of Pagbilao, Padre Burgos and Atimonan in Quezon province. The park is situated north...
Quezon Protected Landscape - Wikipedia
Filipino nationalism
Filipino nationalism began with an upsurge of patriotic sentiments and nationalistic ideals in the 1800s Philippines that came as a consequence of more than three centuries of Spanish rule. This serve...
Filipino nationalism - Wikipedia