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
(1927–1950)[1]
Communist Party Nationalist China Victory (to the Communist Party)
Battle of Chamdo
(1950)
 China Tibet Tibet Victory
  • Incorporation of Tibet into the PRC.
Korean War
(1950–1953)
 North Korea
 China
 South Korea
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
 Turkey
 Australia
Ethiopian Empire Ethiopia
 Philippines
 New Zealand
 Thailand
Hellenic Kingdom Flag 1935.svg Greece
 France
 Colombia
 Belgium
 South Africa
 Netherlands
Ceasefire
Tibetan Uprising
(1959)
 China Tibet Chushi Gangdruk Victory
  • Uprising suppressed.
Vietnam War
(1959–1975)
Vietnam North Vietnam
Viet Cong FNL
Flag of Democratic Kampuchea.svg Khmer Rouge
Laos Pathet Lao
 China
Flag of South Vietnam.svg South Vietnam
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
 South Korea
 Australia
 New Zealand
 Thailand
 Philippines
Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg Kingdom of Laos
Cambodia Khmer Republic
Withdrawal (1970)[2]
Sino-Indian War
(1962)
 China  India Victory
Zhenbao Island Incident
(1969)
 China  Soviet Union Status quo ante bellum
Sino-Vietnamese War
(1979)
 China  Vietnam Both sides claim victory
  • Chinese withdrawal from Vietnam.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Although main fighting ceased in 1950, warfare with the Republic of China continued throughout the 1950s and 1960s with the
  2. ^ Ang, Cheng Guan, Ending the Vietnam War: The Vietnamese Communists' Perspective, p. 27.