20th Century War and Conflict(1900-1950) By Nic C


Anglo-Aro War

1901 - 1902

This conflict was between the British Empire, and by what's known today as Eastern Nigeria. The war began after increasing tension between British colonists, and Aro leaders after years of failed negotiations.

British Expedition to Tibet

1903 - 1904

British Indian forces had a mission to establish diplomatic relations

and trade between British Raj and Tibet

Herero and Namaqua Genocide

1904 - 1907

Herero and Namaqua Genocide is the first considered genocide of the 20th century.

Revolution of 1905

22 January 1905 - 16 June 1907

The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a wave of political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire.

Bambatha Rebellion

1906 - 1907

The Bambatha Uprising was a Zulu revolt against British rule and taxation in Natalk, South Africa, in 1906

French Conquest of Morocco

1911 - March 1912

The French Conquest of Morocco was in the aftermath of the Agidir Crisis, when Morocco besieged the French occupied city of Fez.

Italo-Turkish War

September 29 1911 - October 18 1912

The Italo-Turkish War was fought between the Ottoman Empire, and the Kingdom of Italy. As a result of conflict, Italy captured The Ottoman provinces of Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica.


First Balkan War

October 1912 - May 1913

The First Balkan War pitted the Balkan league (Serbia, Greece, Montenegro, Bulgaria) against the Ottoman Empire.

Second Balkan War

29 June 1913 - 10 August 1913

The Second Balkan War breakout when Bulgaria, dissatisfied with its share of the spoils of the First Balkan War, attacked former allies, Greece and Serbia.

WW1 Not the Most Destructive

April 28 1914

WW1 was the the most destructive war at the time.

Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

June 28 1914

Franz Ferdinand was assinated by Gavrilo Pricip.

Began with Terroism

28 June 1914 - 28 July 1914

WW1 began with an act of terrorism evicted by Gavrilo Percip, one of six Bosnian Serbs.


July 28 1914

Germany vs Russia

Austria vs Serbia


28 July 1914 - 11 November 1918

WW1 was a conflict in Europe between 1914 and 1918 which was also known as the Great War. The war started with the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

Millions Died

28 July 1914 - 11 November 1918

An estimated 15,000,000 people died, and 20,000,000 people wounded due to WW1. The biggest killer of WW1 was disease, and flu epidemics post WW1.

The Most Common Form of Warfare

28 July 1914 - 11 November 1918

The most common form of warfare, as well as the most gruesome was trench warfare. Trench warfare was basically soldiers digging trenches that stretched over 25,000 miles in length. The soldiers would fight, and live in these trenches.

The Battle of Liege

5 August 1914 - 16 August 1914

The Battle of Liege was the German invasion of Belgium, and the first battle of WW1. The invasion was a trigger of the UK going into war.

Senussi Campaign

November 1915 - February 1917

The Senussi Campaign took place in Northern Africa. The compatents were the British Empire, Italy and Senussi.

Kaocen Revolt

1916 - 1917

The Kaocen Revolt was a Tuareg rebellion against French colonial rule of the area around the Aïr Mountains of northern Niger during 1916–17.

Battle of Verdun

21 February 1916 - 18 December 1916

The battle of Verdun was one of the major battles in WW1 one the Western Front. It was fought between French and German armies.

Battle of Fromelles

19 July 1916 - 20 July 1916

The battle of Fromelles was the most deadly battle in a short period of time for Australia. 5000 people died in the 24 hour battle.

People Started Questioning War

11 November 1918

People began to question the effectiveness of war after the devastation of WW1.