List of wars involving the People's Republic of China

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The following is a list of military 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)
 People's Republic of 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
 Luxembourg
Ceasefire
  • North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled.
  • U.N. invasion of North Korea repelled.
  • Chinese-North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled.
  • Korean Demilitarized Zone established, little territorial change at the 38th parallel border, essentially uti possidetis.
First Taiwan Strait Crisis
(1954–1955)
 PRC  ROC
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
Ceasefire
Second Taiwan Strait Crisis
(1958)
 PRC  ROC
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)
 PRC
 Burma
Taiwan Kuomintang Victory
Xinjiang conflict
(1960–present)
 China Turkistan Islamic Party
ETLO

ETPRP (1969–89)
URFET (1969–89)

Ongoing
  • Chinese partial victory (Defeat of ETPRP and URFET)
Sino-Indian War
(1962)
 China  India Victory
Nathu La and Cho La incidents
(1967)[1]
 China  India Defeat
  • Chinese withdrawal from Sikkim.
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

Withdrawal
Sino-Vietnamese War
(1979)
 China  Vietnam Both sides claim victory[4][5]
  • Strategic Chinese victory.
  • Chinese withdrawal from Vietnam.
  • Continued Vietnamese occupation of Cambodia until 1989.
  • Vietnamese loss of territory.
Third Taiwan Strait Crisis
(1996)
 PRC  ROC
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg United States
Ceasefire
  • China ceases bombardment.
Operation Ocean Shield
(2009–2016)
 Somalia
 China
 NATO
 Russia
 Australia
 Colombia
 India
 Indonesia
 Japan
 Malaysia
 New Zealand
 Oman
 Pakistan
 Saudi Arabia
 Seychelles
 Singapore
 South Korea
 Ukraine
Pirates Victory
  • Number of Somali pirate attacks have been reduced dramatically.
Northern Mali conflict
(2012–present)
 France
 Mali
 China[6]
 Benin
 Ghana
 Cape Verde
 Gambia
 Ghana[7]
 Guinea[8]
 Guinea-Bissau[9]
 Ivory Coast[8]
 Liberia[10]
 Niger[11]
 Nigeria[12]
 Sierra Leone[13]
 Senegal[12]
 Togo[14]
 Chad[15]
 Burundi[16]
 Gabon[17]
 South Africa[18]
 Rwanda[18]
 Tanzania[18]
 Uganda[19]
 Germany[20]
ISIL
Ansar al-Sharia
Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin
Ongoing
War on Terror
(1996)
 United States
 China[21][22]
 United Kingdom
 Russia
 France
al-Qaeda
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Ongoing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Modern China - R.S. Chaurasia - Google Books". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2017-03-14. 
  2. ^ Kuisong p.29
  3. ^ Benjamin Lai
  4. ^ http://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1057&context=mscas
  5. ^ Elleman, Bruce A. (2001). Modern Chinese Warfare, 1795-1989. Routledge. p. 297. ISBN 0415214742. 
  6. ^ "Chinese army soldiers conduct first mission as peacekeepers in Mali 1612131 - Army Recognition". Armyrecognition.com. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 
  7. ^ "Ghana agrees to send troops to Mali". Ghana Business News. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Mali conflict: West African troops to arrive 'in days'". Mali conflict: West African troops to arrive 'in days'. 15 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "APA – Int'l Support Mission for Mali to begin operations on Friday". APA. 18 January 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Ellen: Liberia Will Send Troops to Mali for Peace Mission – Heritage Newspaper Liberia". News.heritageliberia.net. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  11. ^ Irish, John (12 January 2013). "Niger says sending 500 soldiers to Mali operation". Reuters. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  12. ^ a b Felix, Bate (11 January 2013). "Mali says Nigeria, Senegal, France providing help". Reuters. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "Aid Pledged to Mali as More Troops Deploy". Wall Street Journal. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "Les djihadistes s'emparent d'une ville à 400 km de Bamako" (in French). Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  15. ^ "Chad to send 2000 soldiers to Mali". Courier Mail. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "AU to hold donor conference on Mali intervention". Africa Review. 18 January 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  17. ^ "WPR Article | Global Insider: Despite Early Successes, France's Mali Challenge is Long-Term". Worldpoliticsreview.com. 8 March 2004. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  18. ^ a b c "Five more African countries pledge to send troops into Mali: Nigerian minister". NZweek. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  19. ^ "Forces capture Gao rebel stronghold – World News". TVNZ. Archived from the original on 27 January 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  20. ^ http://www.dw.com/en/bundeswehr-in-mali-dangerous-but-necessary/a-37321264
  21. ^ Duterte Invites China to Fight Abu Sayyaf Pirates – MaritimeExecutive.com
  22. ^ China confiscates passports of Xinjiang peopleBBC.com

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