War of independence
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A war of independence is a conflict occurring over a territory that has declared independence. Once the state that previously held the territory sends in military forces to assert its sovereignty or the native population clashes with the former occupier, a separatist rebellion has begun. If a new state is successfully established, the conflict is usually known as a ¨War of Independence¨.
Examples of war of independence include:
- First War of Independence (disambiguation)
- Second War of Independence (disambiguation)
- Breakaway states
- Wars of national liberation
- 1948 Arab–Israeli War
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