AMERICAN WAR HISTORY: My Ode to All Veterans


“THIS TIMELINE OF AMERICA WAR HISTORY IS TO REMIND EVERYONE OF THE SACRIFICES THE MEN & WOMEN OF THIS COUNTRY MADE IN ORDER TO HAVE THE FREEDOM MOST PEOPLE TAKE FOR GRANTED TO THIS DAY. BUT SOMETHING I WILL BE THANKFUL FOR AND CHERISH FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE..GOD BLESS AMERICA”!

American Involvement in Wars from Colonial Times to the Present

Dates

War in Which American Colonists or
United States Citizens Officially Participated

1798-1800 Franco-American Naval War United States vs. France

1801-1805; 1815 Barbary Wars United States vs. Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli

1812-1815 War of 1812 United States vs. Great Britain

1813-1814 Creek War United States vs. Creek Indians

1836 War of Texas Independence Texas vs. Mexico

1846-1848 Mexican-American War United States vs. Mexico

1861-1865 U.S. Civil War Union vs. Confederacy

1898 Spanish-American War United States vs. Spain

1914-1918 World War I
Triple Alliance: Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary vs. Triple Entente: Britain, France, and Russia. The United States joined on the side of the Triple Entente in 1917.

1939-1945 World War II Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan vs. Major Allied Powers: United States, Great Britain, France, and Russia

1950-1953 Korean War United States (as part of the United Nations) and South Korea vs. North Korea and Communist China

1960-1975 Vietnam War United States and South Vietnam vs. North Vietnam

1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion United States vs. Cuba

1983 Grenada United States Intervention

1989 US Invasion of Panama
United States vs. Panama

1990-1991 Persian Gulf War
United States and Coalition Forces vs. Iraq

1995-1996 Intervention in Bosnia and Herzegovina United States as part of NATO acted peacekeepers in former Yugoslavia

2001-Present Invasion of Afghanistan
United States and Coalition Forces vs. the Taliban regime in Afghanistan to fight terrorism.

2003-Present Invasion of Iraq
United States and Coalition Forces vs. Iraq