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)[a]
Communist Party Nationalist China Victory (to the Communist Party)
Battle of Chamdo
(1950)
 China Tibet Tibet Victory
Korean War
(1950–1953)
 North Korea
 China
 Soviet Union
 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
First Taiwan Strait Crisis
(1954–1955)
 China  Taiwan
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
Ceasefire
Second Taiwan Strait Crisis
(1958)
 China  Taiwan
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
Ceasefire
  • China ceases bombardment.
Tibetan Uprising
(1959)
 China Tibet Chushi Gangdruk Victory
  • Uprising suppressed.
China-Burma border Campaign
(1960–1961)
 China
 Burma
Taiwan Kuomintang Victory
Sino-Indian War
(1962)
 China  India Victory
Nathu La and Cho La incidents
(1967)
 China  India Defeat
Zhenbao Island Incident
(1969)
 China  Soviet Union Status quo ante bellum
Vietnam War
(1965-1969)
 North Vietnam
 China
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam Viet Cong
Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Laos Pathet Lao
 South Vietnam
United States United States
 South Korea

 Thailand
 Australia
 New Zealand
 Khmer Republic
 Kingdom of Laos

Victory
Battle of the Paracel Islands
(1974)
 China  South Vietnam Chinese victory[3]
  • China establishes control over Crescent Group of the Paracels; China controls the entire Paracels.
Sino-Vietnamese War
(1979)
 China  Vietnam Both sides claim victory
  • Chinese withdrawal from Vietnam.
  • Vietnam loses territory.
Johnson South Reef Skirmish
(1988)
 China  Vietnam Chinese victory
  • China captures several reefs in Spratly Islands
Fifth Balochistan Conflict
(2004-present)
 Pakistan
 China (from 2004)[4]
FlagofBalochistan.gif BLA Ongoing
Northern Mali conflict
(2012-present)
 France
 Mali
 China[5]
Islamic militants Ongoing


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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

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