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Question: Wars Of The World, enlighten me!?
i've never really learnt much about history!.

so can people tell me about some wars eg!. Galipoli, nam and a breef history on WWl and WWllWww@QuestionHome@Com

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Gallipoli was not a war, it was a battle in WWI!. The British mounted a major campaign, took a large risk, and lost!. They thought success would be a shortcut to end the war quickly!. It is known not just as a military battle but for the controversy and criticism that the British govt and top generals received for major blunders in its planning and execution!.

There was war in Vietnam from the mid 1950s until the mid 70s!. First it was a rebellion to get rid of the French colonial govt!. The area was known as French Indochina!. The country was officially split into North and South Vietnam when it gained independence!. North Vietnam had a Communist govt and was under the influence of The Soviet Union and Red China!. South Vietnam was under the influence of the Western world, and the U!.S!. What is known in the U!.S!. as the Vietnam War was fought as part of the Cold War, the struggle for influence and control of the world that took place from 1945 to the late 1990s between the USSR and the US!. The Korean War was an earlier part of this struggle, starting in 1950!.

For more about the huge subjects just mentioned, and about the even larger subjects of WW I and II, !.!.!.!.hey, be glad they invented Wikipedia!. also, if you get the Military Channel, they have old documentaries that the History Channel doesn't run anymore!. Www@QuestionHome@Com

Korean War
right after world war 2 Korea was split into north and south!. the north wanted communism and the south wanted capitalism!. the north invaded the south with stalins approval, and drove south korea all the way to Pusan, the southern most part of Korea!. then America came to help the South Korean Army!. they drove the north koreans all the way to the northern most part of the country almost completely defeated!. then china comes to north koreas aide and drives the south koreans and americans back down towards the middle of korea!. the korean war still continues today, because it hasn't ended officially!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

WTF!? Are you insane!?

Turn on the history channel!. Everything you want to know about WW1 and WW2 is there!. The whole channel basically orbits around the 1914-1945 period when they dont show truckers on ice!.