Sơn Tây Campaign
The Son Tay Campaign (11 December 1883 to 17 December 1883) was a campaign fought by the French to capture the strategically important city of Son Tay in Tonkin (northern Vietnam) from Liu Yongfu's Bl...
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Operation Provide Comfort
Operation Provide Comfort and Provide Comfort II were military operations initiated by the United States, the United Kingdom, and some of the Gulf War allies, starting in April 1991, to defend Kurds f...
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Operation Desert Thunder
Operation Desert Thunder was a response to threats by Iraq's president Saddam Hussein to shoot down U-2 spy planes, and violate the no-fly zone set up over his country. The operation was designed to b...
Laplace Affair
The Laplace Affair or the French Incident was a military intervention by the Kingdom of France to end the persecution of Catholics in the Kingdom of Hawaii, which had been promoted by Protestant minis...
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Ouadi Doum air raid
20°11′20″E / 18.528445°N 20.18888°E / 18.528445; 20.18888The Ouadi Doum air raid was carried out by French aircraft on February 16, 1986, against the Libyan airbase of Ouadi D...
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Opération Séisme Haiti 2010
Opération Séisme Haiti 2010 (Operation Haiti Earthquake 2010) is France's military relief operation for the 12 January 2010 earthquake.The priorities for the mission are rescue efforts, search for the...
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Invasion of Corsica (1553)
The Invasion of Corsica of 1553 occurred when French, Ottoman and Corsican exile forces combined to capture the island of Corsica from the Genoese.The island had considerable strategic importance in t...
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Operation Jumelles
Operation Jumelles (English: Operation Binoculars) was a military operation which was part of the Algerian War in the Tizi Ouzou Province, Algeria. It lasted from 22 July 1959 to March 1960. It wa...
French campaign against Korea (1866)
The French campaign against Korea in 1866 was a punitive expedition undertaken by the Second French Empire in retaliation for the earlier Korean execution of several French Catholic missionaries. The ...
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Battle of Schleiz
The Battle of Schleiz took place on October 9, 1806 in Schleiz, Germany between a Prussian-Saxon division under Bogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien and a part of Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte's I Cor...
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Air France Flight 8969
Air France Flight 8969 was an Air France flight that was hijacked on 24 December 1994 by the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) at Houari Boumedienne Airport, Algiers, Algeria, where they killed three passenge...
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Operation Telescope
Operation Telescope was the name given to a Franco-British operation during the 1956 Suez Crisis, consisting of a series of parachute drops launched by the British Parachute Brigade, in combination wi...
Operation Linda Nchi
Operation Linda Nchi ("Protect the country"; Swahili: Linda Nchi) is the codename for a co-ordinated military operation between the Somalian military, the Kenyan military and the Ethiopian militar...
Duc d'Anville Expedition
The Duc d'Anville Expedition (June–October 1746) was sent from France to recapture Louisbourg and take peninsular Acadia (present-day mainland Nova Scotia). The expedition was the largest military fo...
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