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First posted on August 25th 2004, last revised on March 15th 2005






External Links : Links related to Libyan Military History

For links on general military history sources, go to History of Warfare Main Page

Wars of Libya 1800-1999, from ACED
List of Wars, from Wikipedia
Algeria, Tunisia and Libya, 1500-1800, Libya 1800-1914, 1914-1945, 1945-2000, from World History Encyclopedia, timeline
Orders, Decorations and Medals of Libya, from medals.org
Printed Reference




Wars affecting Ottoman Tripolitania, Barka 1521-1911

1510
1551
1559-1560
1577
1578
1609
1681
1685
1711
1728
1801-1805
1806-1811
1832
1832-1835
1835
1842
Spanish conquest of Tripolis
Ottoman conquest of Tripolis
Brief Spanish/Maltese occupation of Jerba
Ottoman campaign against Benghazi
Ottoman conquest of Fezzan
Janissary revolt in Tripoli
French expedition against Tripoli
French expedition against Tripoli
Coup in Tripoli
French expedition against Tripoli
War between Tripoli, Barka and the U.S.A.
Expeditions of Gov. Yusuf Pasha against tribes in Barka and Fezzan
Revolt against rule of Yusuf Pasha
Internal Strife
Ottoman expedition to restore direct control, order to Tripoli, Barka
Ottoman conquest of the Fezzan


Wars of Italian Tripolitania, Cyrenaica (Libya) 1911-1951

1911-1912
1914-1917
1923-1931
1942-1943
Italian conquest of Tripolitania, Cyrenaica from Ottoman Empire
Resistance against Italian colonization (First Italo-Sanussi War)
Resistance against Italian colonization (Second Italo-Sanussi War)
World War II in North Africa


Wars of Libya since 1951

1969
1975
1977
1979
1980
1981
1986
Coup d'etat ended monarchy, brought Muammar al Ghaddafi to power
Military coup d'etat, failed
War with Egypt
Libyan invasion of Chad (occupation of Aouzou Strip)
Tobruk garrison revolt
Libyan invasion of Chad
U.S. Air raid against Tripoli, Benghazi









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