List of wars involving Cuba

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This is a list of wars involving the Republic of Cuba.

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History of Cuba
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New Spain
Captaincy General of Cuba
United States Protectorate
Republic of Cuba (1902–59)
Topical
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Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Result President
of Cuba
Ten Years' War
(1868–1878)
 Cuba  Spain Defeat
None
Little War
(1879–1880)
 Cuba  Spain Defeat
  • Rebel defeat.
Cuban War of Independence
(1895–1898)
 Cuba
 United States
 Spain Victory
  • Cuban independence from Spain.
Cuban Pacification
(1906)
Cuba Conservatives Cuba Liberals Liberal victory
  • Subsequent US occupation of Cuba.
Tomás Estrada Palma
Negro Rebellion
(1912)
 Cuba
 United States
Cuba PIC Victory
  • Rebellion suppressed.
José Miguel Gómez
Sugar Intervention
(1916–1918)
Cuba Conservatives
 United States
Cuba Liberals Conservative victory
  • Uprising quelled, US occupation of Cuba.
Mario García Menocal
Cuban Revolution
(1953–1959)
Cuba Batista regime M-26-7 Regime change
Fulgencio Batista
War Against the Bandits
(1959–1965)
 Cuba Cuba Rebels Victory
  • Elimination of all insurgents.
Fidel Castro
Bay of Pigs Invasion
(1961)
 Cuba Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
Cuba Cuban exiles
Victory
  • The invasion was defeated.
Congo Crisis
(1965)
Red flag.svg Simba Maoists
 Cuba
Flag of Congo-Léopoldville (1960-1963).svg Western Congo Defeat
  • Cuban withdrawal from the Congo.
Ñancahuazú Guerrilla
(1966–1967)
Red flag.svg ELN
 Cuba
 Bolivia
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
Defeat
War of Attrition
(1967–1970)
 Egypt
Soviet Union Soviet Union
 Cuba
 Israel Both sides claim victory
  • Continued Israeli occupation of Sinai.
Yom Kippur War
(1973)
 Egypt
 Syria
Iraq Iraq
 Jordan
 Algeria
 Cuba
 Israel Defeat
Angolan Civil War
(1975–1991)
MPLA
 Cuba
Flag of South-West Africa People's Organisation.svg SWAPO
Flag of South West African National Union.svg SWANU
African National Congress Flag.svg MK
 South Africa
UNITA
FNLA
FLEC
Stalemate
Ogaden War
(1977–1978)
Ethiopia
 Cuba
 South Yemen
 Soviet Union
Somalia Somalia
WSLF
Victory
  • Somali withdrawal from Ogaden.
  • Somalia broke ties with the Second World.
Ethiopian Civil War
(1977–1991)
 Ethiopia
 Cuba
EPRP Official Logo.gif EPRP
TPLF
Ethiopia MEISON
ANDM
Ethiopia EDUP
Defeat
  • Fall of the Communist Mengistu government, installation of TPLF-led transitional government.
Eritrean War of Independence
(1977–1991)
 Ethiopia
 Cuba
 Soviet Union
 South Yemen
ELF
EPLF
Defeat
  • Eritrean independence from Ethiopia.
Invasion of Grenada
(1983)
Grenada Grenada
 Cuba
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States Defeat
  • American occupation of Grenada.

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