List of wars involving Canada

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This is a list of wars involving Canada.

List[edit]

Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Result CAF Killed CAF Wounded
Fenian Raids
(1866–1871)
 Canada Fenian Brotherhood Victory
  • Fenians cease raids
22 32
Wolseley Expedition
(1870)
 Canada Métis Victory None None
Mahdist War
(1881–1899)
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Egypt Egypt
Sudan Victory 16 [1] Unknown
North-West Rebellion
(1885)
 Canada Flag of the provisional government of saskatchewan.jpg Provisional Government of Saskatchewan (Métis)
CreeAssiniboine
Victory 26[2] 103
Second Boer War
(1899–1902)
 United Kingdom
 Canada
 Australia
 New Zealand
 India
 Ceylon
Flag of the Cape Colony (1876–1910).svg Cape Colony
Flag of the Natal Colony (1875–1910).svg Natal Colony
Flag of BSAC edit.svg Rhodesia
 Orange Free State
 South African Republic
Victory
  • British sovereignty over the Orange Free State and the Transvaal in accordance with the Treaty of Vereeniging
267[3] >250[4]
Boxer Rebellion
(1900–1901)

 United Kingdom
 Canada
 Australia
 New Zealand
 India
 Japan
 Russia
France France
 United States
 Germany
 Austria-Hungary
 Italy

Righteous Harmony Society
 Qing Empire
Victory None None
First World War
(1914–1918)
 France
 United Kingdom
 Russia
 United States
Republic of China (1912–1949) China
 Italy
 Japan
 Canada
 Newfoundland
 Australia
 New Zealand
 India
 South Africa
 Serbia
 Montenegro
 Romania
 Belgium
 Greece
 Portugal
 Brazil
 Germany
 Austria-Hungary
 Ottoman Empire
 Bulgaria
Victory 66,944[5] ~172,000[6]
Second World War
(1939–1945)
 Soviet Union
 United States
 United Kingdom
 China
 France
 Poland
 Canada
 Australia
 New Zealand
 India
 South Africa
 Yugoslavia
 Greece
 Denmark
 Norway
 Netherlands
 Belgium
 Luxembourg
 Czechoslovakia
 Brazil
 Mexico
 Ethiopia
 Germany
 Japan
 Italy
 Hungary
 Romania
 Bulgaria
 Finland
 Thailand
 Manchukuo
 Croatia
 Slovakia
Victory ~45,300 [7] ~55,000
Korean War
(1950–1953)
 South Korea
 United Nations
 United States
 United Kingdom
Australia Australia
 Belgium
Canada Canada
 France
Philippines Philippines
 Colombia
Ethiopian Empire Ethiopia
Kingdom of Greece Greece
 Luxembourg
Netherlands Netherlands
 New Zealand
Union of South Africa South Africa
 Thailand
 Turkey
 North Korea
 China
 Soviet Union
Ceasefire
  • Cease-fire armistice
  • North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled
  • UN invasion of North Korea repelled
  • Chinese invasion of South Korea repelled
  • Korean Demilitarized Zone established
  • Little territorial change at the 38th parallel border
516[8] 1,042
Persian Gulf War
(1990–1991)
 Kuwait
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Saudi Arabia
 France
 Canada
 Egypt
 Syria
 Qatar
 United Arab Emirates
 Oman
 Bangladesh
Iraq Victory None None
Somali Civil War
(1992–1995)
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Spain
 Saudi Arabia
 Malaysia
 Pakistan
 Italy
 India
 Greece
 Germany
 France
 Canada
 Botswana
 Belgium
 Australia
 New Zealand
Somalia Somali National Alliance Victory 1 None
Bosnian War
(1992–1995)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Croatia
 NATO
 Republika Srpska Victory
  • Dayton Accords
  • Internal partition of Bosnia and Herzegovina according to the Dayton Accords
  • Deployment of NATO-led IFOR to oversee the peace agreement
  • Massive civilian casualties for the Bosniak ethnic group
20 unknown
Operation Medak Pocket
(September 9–17, 1993)
 Canada

Republic of Serbian Krajina Republic of Serbian Krajina

 Croatia Canadian strategic victory
  • Croatian forces recover Divoselo and Čitluk (in total 48 km²)
  • Croatian withdrawal
  • UN secures Medak Pocket
  • Canada holds out against an army three times its size without suffering casualties.
None 4
Kosovo War
(1998–1999)
Kosovo Liberation Army UÇK (KLA)
Albania AFRK (FARK)
 Albania
 Croatia
 NATO
 FR Yugoslavia Victory None None
International Force for East Timor
(1999–2000)

 Australia
 New Zealand
 Bangladesh
 Brazil
 Canada
 Denmark
 France
 Germany
 Ireland
 Italy
 Jordan
 Kenya
 Malaysia
 Norway
 Philippines
 Portugal
 Singapore
 South Korea
 Thailand
 United States

Indonesia Pro-Indonesian militia Victory
  • Defeat of Pro-Indonesian militia
  • Stability in East Timor
  • Arrival of UN peacekeepers
None None
Afghanistan War
(2001–2014)
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Germany
 Italy
 France
 Canada
 Australia
 New Zealand
 Georgia
 Poland
 Romania
 Turkey
 Afghanistan
Afghanistan Northern Alliance
Afghanistan Taliban
al-Qaeda
Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
HI-Gulbuddin
Hezb-e Islami Khalis
Haqqani network
Lashkar-e-Taiba
Jaish-e-Mohammed
East Turkestan Islamic Movement
Afghanistan Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan
Islamic Emirate of Waziristan
Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi
Islamic Jihad Union

Afghanistan Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

Victory 158 [9] 635
Libyan Civil War
(2011)
Libya NTC
 Qatar
 NATO

 Sweden
 Jordan
 United Arab Emirates

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Libya Victory None None
Military intervention against
the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

(2014–present)

 United States
 United Kingdom[10][11]
 Australia[12]
 Belgium[13]
 Canada[14]
 Denmark[15][16]
 France[17][18]
 Germany[19][20]
 Italy[21][22]
 Netherlands[23][24]
 New Zealand[25]
 Norway[26][27]
 Portugal[28]
 Spain[29]
 Turkey[30]

 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Ongoing
  • Airstrikes on ISIL and al-Qaeda affiliates positions in Iraq and Syria
  • Multinational humanitarian effort
  • Arming and support for local ground forces
  • 2 American journalists, 2 British humanitarian workers, and 1 French tourist executed[31][32][33]
2 At Least 3
  • As of February, 2016 Canada has discontinued bombing ISIS positions [34] but still has special operations units in Iraq[35]

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