List of wars involving the People's Republic of China

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The following is a List of wars and conflicts involving the People's Republic of China.

War People's Republic of China and allies Opponents Result
Chinese Civil War
Communist Party Nationalist China Victory (to the Communist Party)
Battle of Chamdo
 China Tibet Tibet Victory
  • Incorporation of Tibet into the PRC.
Korean War
 North Korea
 South Korea
 United States
 United Kingdom
Ethiopian Empire Ethiopia
 New Zealand
Hellenic Kingdom Flag 1935.svg Greece
 South Africa
1959 Tibetan Uprising
 China Tibet Chushi Gangdruk Victory
  • Uprising suppressed.
Vietnam War
Vietnam North Vietnam
Viet Cong Viet Cong
Flag of Democratic Kampuchea.svg Khmer Rouge
Flag of the People's Republic of Kampuchea.svg Khmer Issarak
Laos Pathet Lao
 North Korea
 Soviet Union
Flag of South Vietnam.svg South Vietnam
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
 South Korea
 New Zealand
Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg Kingdom of Laos
Cambodia Khmer Republic
Sino-Indian War
 China  India Victory
Sino-Vietnamese War
 China  Vietnam Both sides claim victory
  • Chinese withdrawal from Vietnam.
Northern Mali War
 Sierra Leone
 Burkina Faso
 Ivory Coast

Mali Ganda Iso


Ansar Dine
Boko Haram
Ansar al-Sharia

  • Foreign intervention
  • Suppression of jihadists
  • Treaty between government and Tuareg rebels.

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  1. ^ Although main fighting ceased in 1950, warfare with the Republic of China continued throughout the 1950s and 1960s with the