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Troops - Notable Historical Events

Mark AntonySep 2, -31

ConstantineJul 25, 306

Ludovico SforzaJan 5, 1500

Henry VIIISep 18, 1544

Louis XIVJun 21, 1672

John HancockMar 5, 1774

George WashingtonJul 22, 1775

Laura SecordJun 22, 1812

NapoleonJun 18, 1815

General LeeSep 4, 1862

General ShermanMar 23, 1865

Sitting BullJul 20, 1881

William George BarkerNov 15, 1916

MussoliniAug 31, 1923

StalinNov 18, 1929

Mao ZedongOct 16, 1934

HitlerMar 7, 1936

Franco Sep 27, 1936

FDRJul 24, 1941

RommelDec 17, 1941

Douglas MacArthurFeb 5, 1945

Ho Chi MinhJan 1, 1950

JFKSep 29, 1962

President BushMay 11, 1989

Nelson MandelaJun 5, 1990

Saddam HusseinApr 7, 2003

ObamaNov 8, 2014

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Troops - Historical Events
Date Event
86

Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army, enters Athens, removing the tyrant Aristion who was supported by troops of Mithridates VI of Pontus.

31

Final war of the Roman Republic: Battle of Actium - off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.

BC
AD
30-04-07

Scholars' estimate of Jesus' crucifixion by Roman troops in Jerusalem

69-12-20

General Vespasian's troops occupy Rome after defeating the Emperor Vitellius

306-07-25

Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.

350-06-30

Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, is defeated and killed by troops of the usurper Magnentius, in Rome.

363-06-26

Roman Emperor Julian is killed during the retreat from the Sassanid Empire. General Jovian is proclaimed Emperor by the troops on the battlefield.

711-04-30

Islamic conquest of Iberia: Moorish troops led by Tariq ibn-Ziyad land at Gibraltar to begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula (Al-Andalus).

764-11-12

Tibetan troops occupy Chang'an, the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, for fifteen days.

920-07-26

Rout of an alliance of Christian troops from Navarre and Léon against the Muslims at Pamplona.

962-12-23

Byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo, recovering the tattered tunic of John the Baptist.

969-10-28

Byzantine troops occupy Antioch (in modern Syria)

971-01-23

In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. The Southern Han state is forced to submit to the Song Dynasty, ending Southern Han rule, also first regular war elephant corps employed in Chinese army

1066-09-27

William the Conqueror's troops set sail for England

1248-11-23

Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.

1328-08-23

Battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers

1341-04-14

Sack of Saluzzo (Italy) by Italian-Angevine troops under Manfred V of Saluzzo.

1347-08-04

English troops conquer Ft Calais

1395-04-16

Azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops.

1420-06-07

Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independenceo f the Patriarchate of Aquileia.

1453-07-17

1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops

1468-11-03

Liège is sacked by Charles I of Burgundy's troops.

1480-08-12

Battle of Otranto - Ottoman troops behead 800 Christians for refusing to convert to Islam.

1497-02-25

Italians troops reconquer Taranto on France

1500-01-05

Duke Ludovico Sforza's troops reconquer Milan

1504-04-23

King Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria

1508-10-29

Gelderse troops occupies Kuinre

1511-08-10

Portugese troops occupy parts of Malacca

1512-02-05

French troops under Gaston de Foix rescues Bologna

1512-02-16

Battle at Valeggio: French troops beat Venetianen

1512-02-19

French troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia

1513-10-07

Battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under Ramón de Cardona defeat the Venetians.

1521-08-28

Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade

1521-09-28

Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade

1521-09-29

Turkish troops occupy Belgrade

1521-11-19

Battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V's/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France & occupy Milan

1522-05-30

French troops driven out of Genoa

1522-12-25

Turkish troops occupy Rhodos

1523-10-27

English troops occupy Montalidier France

1524-08-19

Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, Italy

1524-10-26

Spanish troops give Milan to France

1525-02-24

Battle of Pavia: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V's troops beat the French. French King Francois I captured, 15,000 killed/wounded

1527-05-06

Spanish & German Imperial troops sack Rome; ending Renaissance

1535-06-24

Hessische troops occupy Munster

1537-03-17

French troops invade Flanders

1542-07-12

French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders

1542-08-02

French troops leave Flanders

1543-02-11

Battle at Wayna Daga: Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Muslim army

1543-07-07

French troops invade Luxembourg

1543-08-05

French & Turkish troops occupy Nice

1544-04-14

Battle at Carignano: French troops under Earl d'Enghien beat Swiss

1544-05-01

Turkish troops occupy Hungary

1544-09-18

English King Henry VIII's troops occupy Boulogne

1545-07-21

The first landing of French troops onto the coast of the Isle of Wight during the French invasion of the Isle of Wight occurs.

1549-08-12

French troops occupy Ambleteuse England

1552-07-17

Siena drives Spanish troops out of Verdun

1552-10-15

Khanate of Kazan is conquered by troops of Ivan Grozny.

1555-04-17

Siena surrenders for Spanish troops

1558-01-08

French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais

1563-02-15

Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania

1567-03-13

Battle at Oosterweel: Spanish troops destroy Geuzenleger

1567-06-15

Battle at Carberry, Scotland: Protestant troops beat Earl Bothwell's army

1568-07-21

Battle at Jemmingen: Alva's troops beat Dutch rebellion

1570-04-24

Battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman

1571-03-19

Spanish troops occupy Manila

1572-07-23

William of Orange's troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden

1572-10-18

Spanish troops attack Maastricht

1572-11-16

Troops under Don Frederik (the Spanish General Fadrique Alvarez de Toledo) occupy and plunder Zutphen, Nmetherlands

1572-12-11

Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem

1574-02-19

Spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer & Jisp, Netherlands

1575-06-28

Spanish troops conquer Buren

1575-08-07

Spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died

1576-07-26

Muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst

1576-10-20

Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht

1577-12-16

Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory

1580-06-17

Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels

1580-11-09

Spanish troops lands in Ireland

1583-07-17

Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk

1585-06-23

Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops

1585-08-27

Duke of Parma's troops occupy Antwerp

1586-01-15

Battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army

1587-08-05

Spanish troops conquer Lock

1588-05-09

Duke Henri de Guise's troops occupy Paris

1588-07-29

Duke Farneses troops ready for invasion of England

1589-04-10

Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg

1591-05-20

Spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius

1593-06-22

Battle of Sisak: Allied Christian troops defeat the Turks.

1597-03-12

England routes troops to Amiens

1597-09-16

French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria

1598-11-08

Spanish troops under Bernardino de Mendoza conquer Doetinchem

1598-12-21

Battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile; all Spanish cities south of the Biobio river are eventually taken by the Mapuches, and all conquest of Mapuche territories by Europeans practically ceases, until the 1870s "Pacification of Araucania".

1606-10-01

Spanish troops under Spinola occupies fort Rhine birch

1612-11-01

(22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky

1618-07-30

Prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht

1619-09-15

Prince Bethlen Gabors troops occupy Pozsony (Pressburg) Hungary

1621-03-07

John Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor, East Indies

1621-09-15

Swedish troops occupy Riga

1625-06-05

Spanish troops under Spinola conquer Breda

1630-03-23

French troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont

1630-06-26

Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde

1630-07-06

Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf land at Peenemunde

1630-07-18

Spanish troops occupy Mantua

1636-08-14

Spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens

1638-12-17

French/Swedish troops occupy Breisach on the Rhine

1639-07-19

French troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan

1642-09-19

Perpignan surrenders to French troops

1644-05-28

Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of the Earl of Derby. (English Civil War)

1644-09-17

French troops occupy Mainz

1648-04-05

Spanish troops/feudal barons strike down people's uprising in Naples

1649-09-30

Last Swedish troops vacate Prague

1651-10-27

English troops occupy Limerick, Ireland

1652-05-19

Spanish troops occupy Grevelingen

1652-09-16

Spanish troops occupy Dunkirk

1654-01-26

Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife

1654-08-05

French troops occupy Stenay

1654-09-16

Russian troops occupy Smolensk on Poland

1655-07-30

Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram

1657-10-03

French troops occupy Mardyke

1658-06-23

Dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort at Jafnapatnam in Ceylon

1658-12-09

Dutch troops occupy harbor city Quilon (Coilan) India

1667-05-24

French troops attack into Southern Netherlands

1672-06-21

French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Utrecht

1672-09-06

Willem III's troops reconquer Naarden from France

1673-07-06

French troops conquer Maastricht as part of the Franco-Dutch War

1673-11-12

Dutch troops under Willem III occupy Bonn

1677-04-11

Battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince William III

1677-11-16

French troops occupy Freiburg

1678-04-25

French troops conquer Ypres

1678-07-30

English troops land in Flanders

1678-11-05

Brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden

1679-12-27

Dutch troops capture Madurees prince Trunudjojo in Java

1681-10-23

French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg

1683-07-16

Turkish troops under Kara Mustafa attain Vienna

1683-09-03

Turkish troops break through defense of Vienna

1688-09-20

French troops occupies Palts

1688-12-20

Prince William of Orange's troops arrive in London

1690-02-08

French & Indian troops set Schenectady settlement NY on fire

1690-03-16

French King Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland

1690-05-11

English troops of W Phips conquer Port Royal, Nova Scotia

1690-10-08

Turkish troops occupy Belgrade

1691-04-09

French troops occupy Mons

1693-10-04

Battle of Marsaglia: Piedmontese troops are defeated by the French.

1695-08-13

-15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels

1702-05-14

Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Warsaw

1702-07-19

Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Krakow

1702-10-07

British/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond

1702-10-13

Dutch/English troops occupy Luik

1702-10-27

British troops plunder St Augustine, Florida

1703-05-18

Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne

1704-07-24

English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar

1704-08-04

War of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar

1708-08-29

British troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia

1708-10-21

Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)

1710-10-13

English troops occupy Acadia (Nova Scotia)

1710-10-16

British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia

1711-09-22

French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro

1713-02-27

French troops bomb Willemstad Curacao

1714-09-11

French & Spanish troops under Duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona

1715-12-12

Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23]

1715-12-23

Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund

1715-12-24

Swedish troops occupy Norway

1716-04-04

Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar

1716-04-15

Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar

1716-10-13

Hungarian Emperor Karel VI's troops occupy Temesvar

1717-08-22

Spanish troops lands on Sardinia

1722-09-12

Russian troops occupy Baku & Derbent on Persia

1734-06-17

French troops occupy Philipsburg at Rhine

1735-03-10

An agreement between Nadir Shah and Paul I of Russia is signed near Ganja and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku.

1738-05-27

Turkish troops occupy Orsova & Ochakov

1741-08-15

French troops attack the Rhine

1743-06-27

War of the Austrian Succession: Battle of Dettingen: in Bavaria, King George II of Britain personally leads troops into battle. The last time a British monarch would command troops in the field.

1744-05-31

French troops conquer Kortrijk

1745-02-18

Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Inverness Scotland

1745-02-20

Jacobite troops occupy Fort Augustus, Scotland

1745-11-18

Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Carlisle

1745-11-28

-29] French troops attack indians of Saratoga, NY

1746-01-08

Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Stirling [NS=Jan 19]

1746-01-19

Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Stirling [OS= Jan 8]

1746-02-22

French troops conquer Brussels

1746-02-22

Jakobijnse troops vacate Aberdeen

1746-02-25

Cumberlands troops occupy Aberdeen

1746-03-05

Jacobite troops leave Aberdeen

1746-03-08

Duke of Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen

1746-04-16

Battle of Culloden, the last battle on British soil: Royalist troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeat the Jacobite army.

1746-06-01

French troops conquer Antwerp

1747-04-17

French troops occupy Zeeuws-Flanders, Netherlands

1747-09-16

French troops occupy Bergen on Zoom

1748-05-07

French troops conquer Maastricht in the War of the Austrian Succession

1751-08-31

British troops under Sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot, India

1755-07-09

Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British

1756-12-06

British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India

1757-01-02

British troops occupy Calcutta India

1757-08-09

English Fort William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops

1757-10-16

Austrian troops occupy Berlin

1758-01-11

Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East-Prussia [NS=Jan 22]

1758-01-22

Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East Prussia [OS=Jan 11]

1758-06-23

Seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld - British forces defeat French troops at Krefeld in Germany.

1758-08-08

British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg

1759-04-08

British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India

1759-07-26

French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY

1759-09-14

Austrian troops occupy Dresden

1760-01-22

Battle at Wandewash India: British troops beat French

1760-07-26

Austrian troops occupy Fort Glatz Silezie

1762-10-06

British troops occupy Manila, Philippines

1768-10-01

British troops under General Gauge land in Boston

1770-03-05

Boston Massacre, British troops kill 5 in crowd. Native African American Crispus Attucks 1st to die. Later held up as early black martyr. Galvanised anti-British feelings

1774-03-05

John Hancock delivers the fourth annual Massacre Day oration, a commemoration of the Boston Massacre, and denounces the presence of British troops in Boston, enhancing Hancock's stature as a leading Patriot

1775-03-23

Patrick Henry proclaims "Give me liberty or give me death" in speech in favour of Virginian troops joining US Revolutionary war

1775-07-22

George Washington takes command of US troops

1776-03-02

Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston

1776-07-09

Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY)

1776-11-16

British troops captured Fort Washington during American Revolution

1777-10-04

Battle of Germantown: Gen George Washington's troops attack and are defeated by the British at Germantown, Pennsylvania

1777-12-19

Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for winter

1778-06-19

Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge

1778-12-29

English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia

1779-07-15

American troops under Gen A Wayne conquer Ft Stony Point, NY

1780-05-12

British troops occupy Charleston, South Carolina (Revolutionary War)

1780-05-29

Battle of Waxhaw Creek: alleged massacre of 113 of Colonel Abraham Buford's continentals by Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton's troops after the continentals raised a white flag

1781-08-20

George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis

1781-11-13

British troops occupy Negapatam, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

1786-09-04

-5] Orange troops plunder Hattem/Elburg

1787-07-06

Orange troops occupy Area at Duurstede

1787-09-17

Prussian troops conquer Gorinchem

1788-12-19

Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long Vietnam

1789-02-01

Chinese troops driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long

1790-04-30

Colonial troops occupy Bonni's marroon village

1793-02-11

Prussian troops occupy Venlo, Netherlands

1793-02-24

French troops conquer Breda

1793-03-04

French troops conquer Geertruidenberg Neth

1793-03-05

French troops are defeated by Austrian forces and Liège is recaptured.

1793-09-20

British troops under Major-general Williamson lands on (French) Haiti

1794-06-25

French troops occupy Charleroi

1794-08-26

French troops occupy Lock

1794-09-27

French troops conquer Crèvecoeur

1794-10-09

French troops occupy Hertogenbosch

1794-10-29

French troops occupies Venlo

1794-11-03

French troops conquer Maastricht

1794-11-07

French troops conquer Nijmegen

1794-11-09

Russian troops occupy Warsaw

1794-12-30

French troops conquer Grave Neth

1796-05-15

French troops occupy Milan

1796-06-01

Last of Britain's troops withdraws from US

1798-08-22

French troops land in Kilcummin harbour, County Mayo, Ireland to aid Wolfe Tone's United Irishmen's Irish Rebellion.

1798-12-05

Dutch troops occupy Hasselt

1800-09-05

Malta surrenders to British after they blockade French troops

1805-11-11

Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempted to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.

1807-06-28

British troops lands at Ensenada, Argentina

1807-11-27

The Portuguese Royal Family leaves Lisbon to escape from Napoleonic troops

1810-07-04

French troops occupy Amsterdam

1812-06-22

Upon learning of plans by the Americans to execute a surprise attack, Laura Secord walks 32 km to warn the British troops, which results in a British surprise victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams

1812-08-12

Duke of Wellington's troops enter Madrid

1813-11-03

US troops under General Coffee destroy Indian village at Talladega Ala

1813-11-12

Allied troops occupy Zwolle Neth

1813-11-15

Allied troops occupies Groningen

1814-01-01

Field marshal Blucher's troops cross the Rhine at Kaub

1815-06-18

Battle of Waterloo; Napoleon and France defeated by British forces under Wellington and Prussian troops under Blucher

1816-07-27

US troops destroy Fort Apalachicola, a Seminole fort, to punish Indians for harboring runaway slaves

1819-06-12

Dutch colonial troops driven out of Palembang Sumatra

1821-06-23

Dutch troops conquer Palembang

1830-09-23

Dutch troops occupy Brussels

1831-08-12

Dutch troops conquer Leuven

1832-12-23

Dutch troops in Antwerp surrender

1834-01-29

President Jackson orders first use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute

1839-10-10

British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut

1842-01-06

4,500 British & Indian troops leave Kabul, massacred before India

1842-03-05

Over 500 Mexican troops led by Rafael Vasquez invade Texas, briefly occupy San Antonio and then head back to the Rio Grande.

1846-05-18

US troops attack Rio Grande occupying Matamoros

1846-06-08

Battle at Gwanga: British troops beat Bantu

1846-09-25

US troops under Gen Taylor occupies Monterey Mexico

1847-02-22

Battle of Buena Vista: US troops beat Mexican army

1847-03-29

12,000 US troops capture Vera Cruz, Mexico

1849-06-21

Battle at Waghausel: Prussian troops beat Baden rebels

1860-01-20

Dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes

1860-09-21

In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Baliqiao.

1860-10-12

British & French troops capture Beijing

1861-01-05

250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Ft Sumter

1861-01-05

Alabama troops seize Forts Morgan & Gaines at Mobile Bay

1861-01-06

Florida troops seize Federal arsenal at Apalachicola

1861-01-07

Florida troops takeover Fort Marion at St Augustine (US Civil War)

1861-01-10

Fort Jackson & Fort Philip are taken over by LA state troops (US Civil War)

1861-01-12

Florida state troops demand surrender of Fort Pickens (US Civil War)

1861-01-19

Misssissippi troops take Fort Massachusetts and Ship Island (US Civil War)

1861-01-24

Federal troops from Ft Monroe are sent to Ft Pikens

1861-02-12

State troops seize US munitions in Napoleon, AK (US Civil War)

1861-04-23

Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith

1861-04-30

President Lincoln ordered Federal Troops to evacuate Indian Territory (US Civil War)

1861-05-01

Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry

1861-05-05

Alexandria, VA - CS troops abandon city

1861-05-10

Union troops march on state militia in St Louis, MI

1861-05-24

Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops

1861-07-04

In a special session of 27th Congress Lincoln requests 400,000 troops

1861-07-08

CS Gen Sibley is given command of rebel troops in NM territory

1861-07-10

Lincoln writes to Kentucky's militia & says Union troops will not enter that state

1861-07-14

Gen McDowell advances toward Fairfax Courthouse, VA with 40,000 troops

1861-07-25

Skirmish at Fort Fillmore, NM Terr - Rebels attack Union troops

1861-07-27

Confederate troops occupy Fort Fillmore, New Mexico

1861-08-14

79th NY troops mutinies

1861-08-27

Battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark

1862-03-05

Union troops under brig-gen Wright occupy Fernandina Florida

1862-04-12

Union troops occupy Fort Pulaski Georgia

1862-04-29

100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss

1862-05-12

Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana

1862-07-12

Federal troops occupy Helena Arkansas

1862-08-17

Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky

1862-09-04

General Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops

1862-09-14

Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates

1862-09-14

Battle at South Mountain: Union troops chases away Confederates

1862-09-14

Federal troops escape from beleaguered Harpers Ferry West Virginia

1862-10-12

Maj Gen Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Conf troops in Missisippi

1862-10-22

Confederate troops reconquer Cumperland Gap, Tennessee

1863-01-10

General McClernand's Union troops surround Fort Hindman Ark

1863-04-19

Union troops/fleet occupy For Huger, Virginia

1863-05-22

War Dept establishes Bureau of Colored Troops

1863-06-07

Mexico City captured by French troops

1863-07-09

Union troops enter Port Hudson

1863-07-17

Māori forces are defeated by British troops at Koheroa, Waikato, in the New Zealand Wars between Maori tribes and British colonials

1863-07-26

Battle of Salineville OH, John Hunt Morgan & 364 troops surrender

1863-09-01

Federal troops reconquer Fort Smith Arkansas

1863-09-06

-7] After 59 day siege Confederate troops vacate Fort Wagner SC (1700 casualties)

1863-09-08

-10] Federal troops reconquer the Cumperland Gap, Tennessee

1863-11-01

Fortifications built on Angel Island (SF Bay) by troops

1863-11-30

Confederate troops vacate Fort Esperanza, Texas

1864-02-01

Austrian and Prussian troops occupy Schleswig-Holstein

1864-02-07

Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida

1864-03-14

Union troops occupy Fort de Russy, Louisiana

1864-03-29

Union General Steeles troops reach Arkadelphia Arkansas

1864-04-09

Union surgeon Mary Edwards Walker is captured by Confederate troops and arrested as a spy during US Civil War.

1864-04-15

General Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas

1864-04-29

Battle of Gate Pa (Pukehinahina): 1,700 British troops suffer their worst defeat of the New Zealand Wars at the hands of 230 entrenched Maori warriors in Tauranga, leaving 31 British troops dead and 80 wounded. Maori losses were 25 killed and an unknown number wounded.

1864-06-17

-18] Confederate troops pull back out Solves/lost Mt, Georgia

1864-07-29

American Civil War: Confederate spy Belle Boyd is arrested by Union troops and detained at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, DC.

1864-08-08

Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Gaines, Alabama

1864-08-23

Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Morgan, Alabama

1864-10-05

Battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing South

1864-10-15

Confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri

1864-10-26

Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI

1864-11-11

Sherman's troops destroy Rome, Georgia

1864-11-26

Confederate troops vacate Sandersville Georgia

1865-01-15

Ft Fisher, NC falls to Union troops

1865-02-18

Union troops force Confederates to abandon Ft Anderson, NC

1865-03-23

General Sherman/Cox' troops reach Goldsboro NC

1865-04-09

US Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee and 26,765 troops surrender at Appomattox Court House to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant

1867-03-12

Last French troops leave Mexico

1867-11-03

Battle at Mentana: French & Papal troops beat Garibaldi

1868-04-13

Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala and Ethiopian Emperor commits suicide

1871-05-21

-July 28] French regular troops attack Commune of Paris; 17,000 die

1873-09-15

Last German troops leave France

1873-09-16

German troops leave France

1874-01-13

US troops land in Honolulu to protect the king

1875-01-05

President Grant sends federal troops to Vicksburg, Miss

1876-10-26

President sends federal troops to SC

1876-11-25

Indian Wars: In retaliation for the American defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, United States Army troops sack Chief Dull Knife's sleeping Cheyenne village at the headwaters of the Powder River.

1877-04-10

Federal troops withdrawn from Columbia, SC

1877-04-24

Last federal occupying troops withdraw from south (New Orleans)

1877-04-27

President Hayes removes Federal troops from LA, Reconstruction ends

1877-06-01

US troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico

1877-07-24

1st time federal troops are used to combat strikers

1879-01-20

British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana

1879-02-14

Chilean troops occupy Antofagasta

1879-10-12

British troops occupy Kabul, Afghanistan

1881-02-26

-27] Natal: British troops under Major General Colley occupy Majuba Hill

1881-04-25

French troops occupy Algeria & Tunisia

1881-07-20

Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to US federal troops

1882-09-13

Battle at Count el-Kebir: British troops invade Egypt

1883-04-12

French troops under lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes occupy Bamako Senegal

1890-04-06

French troops under capt Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan

1890-04-27

French troops under Capt Archinard occupy Oussebougou West Sudan

1891-01-01

French troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed

1891-02-24

French troops under capt Archinard occupy Diena West Sudan

1894-01-13

Revolution in Sicily crushed by government troops

1894-02-16

British troops occupy Ilorin, Gold Coast

1894-07-06

Cleveland sends 2,000 troops to Chicago to suppress Pullman strike

1894-07-20

2000 fed troops recalled from Chicago, having ended Pullman strike

1894-08-25

-26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed

1894-11-16

French captain Henri Decoeurs troops reach Nikki, West Africa

1894-11-19

Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok

1895-03-25

Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1896-01-02

Battle at Doornkop, South Africa (Boers beat Dr Jamesons troops)

1896-01-18

British troops occupy Kumasi, West Africa

1897-01-26

Battle at Bida Gold Coast: British troops beat Nupe's army

1897-01-27

British troops occupy Bida Gold Coast (Ghana)

1897-08-14

The town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.

1898-05-23

1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Francisco

1898-06-24

American troops drive Spanish forces from La Guasimas, Cuba

1898-07-03

American troops captured deserted Wake Island

1898-07-25

1st US troops land & occupy Puerto Rice, at Guanica Bay

1898-07-28

Spanish troops in Ponce, Puerto Rico, surrender

1898-09-01

Lord Kitchener's troops attack Omdurman, Sudan

1898-09-29

French troops reach Guinea & Sudan, Samori caught

1899-09-08

British government sends an additional 10,000 troops to Natal South Africa

1899-09-17

1st British troops leave Bombay for South Africa

1899-10-09

1st British troops reaches Durban, South Africa

1899-10-22

British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa

1899-11-12

British troops reach Durban Natal

1900-01-21

The second contingent of Canadian troops sails from Halifax to fight in South Africa against the Boers

1900-02-05

British troops under Gen Buller occupy Vaal Krantz, Natal

1900-02-07

British troops vacate Vaal Krantz, Natal

1900-02-15

British troops relieve Kimberly, South Africa, a city under siege by the Boers since October 1899, during the Boer War.

1900-02-18

British troops occupy Monte Christo, Natal

1900-02-19

British troops occupy Hlangwane, Natal

1900-02-28

General Buller's troops relieve Ladysmith Natal

1900-03-13

British troops occupy Bloemfontein, capital of the Orange Free State

1900-03-17

In South Africa, British troops relieve Mafeking, besieged by the Boers since 13 October, 1899.

1900-03-31

At " Surprise of Sanna's Post" in the Second Boer War 150 troops under Brigadier General Robert Broadwood were killed.

1900-05-12

Lord Roberts' troops occupy Crown city

1900-05-17

British troops relieve Mafeking (Cape Colony)

1900-05-26

British troops under Ian Hamilton attack the Vaal in South Africa

1900-05-31

British troops under Lord Roberts occupy Johannesburg

1900-05-31

US troops arrive in Beijing, help put down Boxer Rebellion

1900-06-11

-12] Battle at Diamond Hill: British troops chase General Botha

1900-06-26

Japan mobolizes 20,000 troops to help put down the Boxer uprising - but also advance long-term interest in gaining land and power in mainland Asia

1900-08-04

An allied expeditionary force, made up of Japanese, Russian, British, French and American troops, sets off from Tientsin for Peking, China, to put down Boxer rebellion

1900-08-15

Russian troops advance further unto Manchuria

1900-08-15

In China, the Empress and some of her family, the court, and retainers flee while foreign troops move through Peking in an attempt to put down the Boxer Rebellion

1900-08-31

British troops over run Johannesburg

1900-09-03

Russian troops now control both sides of the Amur River on the Russo-Manchurian boundary

1900-09-14

There are now 62,000 foreign troops in Peking and nearby cities, still defeating Boxer Rebels.

1900-11-09

China has resumed nominal control of Manchuria, but in a secret agreement the Chinese governor of Manchuria grants Russia such rights as keeping troops along the railroad lines and controlling civil administration

1900-12-24

Foreign powers present the Chinese Empress with their list of 'irrevocable conditions' before their nations will withdraw troops from China

1901-02-02

Mexican government troops are ambushed by Yaqui Indians, 100 killed

1901-02-03

Dutch troops under Gen Van Heutsz conquer Batu Ilië on Sumatra

1901-03-02

The United States Congress passes the Platt amendment, limiting the autonomy of Cuba as a condition for the withdrawal of American troops.

1901-06-12

In Cuba, the constitutional convention - knowing that the USA will not withdraw its troops until does so - adopts the Platt Amendment as part of its constitution

1902-05-20

The United States withdraw its troops from Cuba as its first president, Tomas Estrada Palma, is installed

1902-10-13

President Roosevelt threatens to start using army troops to work coal mines struck since 12 may; this brings the owners to agree to abide by a Commission of Arbitration

1903-04-06

In Holland, railroad and dock workers go out on strike, but the government passes anti-strike bills, calls out troops, and promptly ends the strike on the 13th April

1903-10-30

In violation of their promise to evacuate Manchuria, the Russian reoccupy Mukden and reinforce their troops in Manchuria

1904-02-09

Japanese land troops at Chemulpo (Inchon), near Seoul, Korea; within the next three weeks they will have advanced to the Yalu River, border of Manchuria

1904-03-28

Japanese troops advance in Korea, defeat the Russians at Chengiu, and capture the town

1904-05-30

The Japanese Army capture the City of Dairen after landing troops along the south coast of Manchuria

1904-06-14

Dutch troops occupy Kuto Reh, Sumatra, killing all inhabitants

1905-01-02

Japanese troops capture Port Arthur from Russia, a blow to national morale and causing further discontent within Russia

1905-01-22

In St Petersburg, Russia, a large demonstration of workers led by Father Gapon, march to the Winter Palace with a petition to the Tsar; troops fire on protesters in what becomes known as 'Bloody Sunday'

1906-09-28

US troops reoccupy Cuba, stay until 1909

1907-03-05

The second Duma opens in St. Petersburg, Russia and 40,000 demonstrators have to be dispersed by Russian troops.

1907-07-18

French troops occupy Casablanca

1907-07-30

Starting today, the French bombard Casablanca and land troops to occupy the Atlantic-coast region of Morocco after attacks on foreigners

1910-12-09

French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir

1911-03-07

US sent 20,000 troops to Mexican border

1911-05-02

French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco

1911-10-05

Italian troops occupy Tripoli

1912-09-29

French/British troops lands on Samoa

1912-10-26

Serbian troops over run Skopje (Uskup)

1912-11-05

Bulgarian troops in Constantinople blockade drinking water

1913-04-22

Montenegro troops march into Skoetari, North-Albania

1913-07-20

Turkish troops take Adrianopel & Erdine from Bulgaria

1913-09-23

Serbian troops march into Albania

1914-02-21

White Wolf troops attack Zhanjiang China

1914-07-26

Irish Volunteers unload a shipment of 1,500 rifles and 45,000 rounds of ammunition arrived from Germany aboard Erskine Childers' yacht the Asgard; British troops fire on jeering crowd on Bachelors Walk, Dublin, killing three citizens

1914-07-29

Russia mobilize troops along Austrian boundary

1914-07-30

French troops withdraw 10 km from German border

1914-08-01

France & Germany mobilize their troops at outbreak of WWI

1914-08-02

German troops overthrows Luxembourg

1914-08-02

Russian troops invade Eastern Prussia

1914-08-07

French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Altkitrch at Elzas

1914-08-08

French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Mulhouse at Elzas

1914-08-10

German troops reconquer Mulhouse in Elzas

1914-08-12

Russian troops take East-Prussia & occupy Marggrabowa

1914-08-17

French troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins

1914-08-18

French troops under general Dubail occupy Sarrebourg

1914-08-20

Battle at Morhange: German troops chase French, killing thousands

1914-08-20

Bavarian troops kill 50 inhabitants of Nomeny, France

1914-08-21

Belgium: German troops occupy Tamines

1914-08-22

Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French

1914-08-22

1st encounter between British & German troops (in Belgium)

1914-08-22

General Martos' troops occupy Soldau/Neidenburg East Prussia

1914-08-22

German troops execute 384 inhabitants of Tamines Belgium

1914-08-23

-24] German troops plunder Belgium

1914-08-23

Battle at Mons: general von Klucks troops beat Britten

1914-08-24

Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops

1914-08-24

German troops occupy Namur, Belgium

1914-08-25

German troops march into France and push French army to the Sedan

1914-08-31

German troops reconquer Soldau/Neidenburg East-Prussia

1914-09-03

French troops vacate Rheims

1914-09-14

German troops withdraw from Aisne/invent trenches

1914-09-18

South African troops land in German South West Africa

1914-10-01

The first division of Canadian troops, 33,000 sail for Britain; most Canadians are volunteers, anxious to prove their loyalty to the Commonwealth

1914-10-09

German troops take Antwerp in World War I

1914-10-11

German troops occupy Gent

1914-10-14

German troops occupy Brug

1914-11-06

The British land troops (mostly from the Indian Army) at the head of the Persian Gulf in Mesopotamia, and will begin to move westward in an attempt to draw Turkish troops from other fronts

1914-11-22

Indian troops take Basra in Mesopotamia

1914-12-06

German troops over run Lodz

1914-12-15

Serbian troops retake Belgrade in Austria-Hungary

1914-12-17

Austrian troops beat Russians in Limanova Poland

1914-12-23

World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt.

1914-12-25

Legendary "Christmas Truce" takes place on the battlefields of WWI b/w British & Germans troops - gifts exchanged and football played

1915-01-04

Trans-Caucausus Russian defeat Turkish troops

1915-04-27

Counterattack launched by Turkish forces under the command of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk against allied troops

1915-06-10

British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon

1915-07-10

British/South African troops march into German SW-Africa

1915-08-06

The British land more troops at Suvla Bay on the northern shore of Gallipoli in an effort to break the stalemate on the peninsula

1915-08-17

German troops over run Kovno Lithuiana

1915-08-25

The British decide to try capture Constantinople and force Turkey out of the war; 78,000 ANZAC troops land at Gallipoli

1915-08-26

German troops overrun Brest-Litovsk, Russia

1915-10-05

Allies land troops at the northern Greek city of Salonika; Greece is nominally neutral but allows the landing

1915-12-12

Russian troops overrun Hamadan, Persia

1915-12-20

Russian troops overrun Qom, Persia

1915-12-20

Final withdraw of all allied troops from Anzac Cove

1916-01-07

German troops conquer Fort Vaux at Verdun

1916-01-09

The Ottoman Empire prevails in the Battle of Çanakkale, as the last British troops are evacuated.

1916-01-11

French troops capture/Serbian army flees to Corfu

1916-02-16

Russian troops conquer the Ottoman Empire city of Erzurum during WWI

1916-02-25

German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun

1916-02-26

Russian troops conquer Kermansjah Persia

1916-03-15

Gen Pershing and 15,000 troops chase Villa into Mexico; they stay 10 for 10 months

1916-04-02

German troops overtake Bois de Caillette

1916-04-05

French troops occupy Bois de Caillette

1916-04-19

Italians troops conquer Col di Lana at Merano

1916-05-15

Asiago, Italy, falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front

1916-05-22

French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun

1916-06-02

German troops under Lt Rackow take Fort Vaux

1916-06-17

US troops under Gen Pershing march into Mexico

1916-06-21

Mexican troops beat US expeditionary force under Gen Pershing

1916-06-21

President Carranza orders his troops to oppose American soldiers at Carrazil, Mexico; 18 American soldiers are killed or wounded

1916-09-11

German troops conquer Kavalla Greece

1916-09-19

Belgian troops conquer Tabora, German East Africa

1916-10-24

Moroccan troops capture Ft Douaumont

1916-11-15

William George Barker, flying very low over the Ancre River, spots a large concentration of German troops massing for a counter-attack on Beaumont Hamel, and sends an emergency Zone Call brought to bear all available artillery fire in the area onto the specified target. The force of some 4,000 German infantry was effectively broken up, and Barker is awarded the Military Cross

1916-11-24

Mexican and US representatives sign a protocol at Atlantic City, under which Pershing's troops will withdraw and each nation's army will guard the border. President Carranza of Mexico will refuse to accept it

1916-12-13

Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian & Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol

1917-01-08

Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy

1917-02-05

The last of the American troops commanded by General John Pershing leave Mexico; President Carranza will be assassinated within the next year

1917-04-09

Vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops

1917-08-05

British troops attack canal of Ypres in Boesinghe Belgium

1917-09-03

German troops overrun Riga, Latvia

1917-11-05

Gen Pershing & US troops see action on Western Front for 1st time

1918-02-23

First victory of Red Army over the Kaiser's German troops near Narva and Pskov. Since 1923 this date become the Day of Red Army in honour of this victory.

1918-05-15

Greeks troops lands at Smyrna

1918-07-20

World War I: German troops cross the Marne.

1918-08-01

British troops enter Vladivostok

1918-08-02

Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I.

1918-08-16

US troops overthrows Archangelsk

1918-08-17

British troops attack Baku, Azerbaijan

1918-08-17

Turkish troops overthrow Caukasus

1918-09-01

US troops land in Vladivostok, Siberia, stay until 1920

1918-09-04

US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months

1918-12-09

French troops occupies Mainz

1919-01-31

The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland. Troops deployed against protesters for fear of a Bolshevik uprising.

1919-08-13

British troops open fire on demonstrators in Amritsar, India; killing 350

1919-09-27

British troops withdraw from Archangelsk

1920-04-24

Polish troops attack Ukraine

1920-05-05

Polish troops occupy Kiev

1921-02-12

Soviet troops invade Georgia

1921-02-18

British troops occupy Dublin

1922-02-28

Egypt regains independence from Britain, but British troops remain

1922-09-09

Turkish troops conquer Smyrna/murder Greek citizens

1922-09-16

Turkish troops chase Greeks out of Asia

1922-12-17

Last British troops leave Irish Free State

1923-01-10

Last US troops leave Rhineland (Germany)

1923-01-11

French & Belgian troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations

1923-08-31

Mussolini's troops occupy Corfu

1923-09-27

Italian troops leave occupied Korfu

1924-06-26

After 8 years of occupation, US troops leave Dominican Republic

1924-08-18

France begins withdrawing troops from the Ruhr

1924-11-30

Last French/Belgian troops leave Ruhrgebied

1924-11-30

French/Belgium troops completely withdrawn from the Rurh

1925-07-31

Last allied occupying troops leave Ruhrgebied

1925-08-03

Last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912)

1925-08-25

Last Belgian troops vacate Duisburg

1927-01-19

British government decides to send troops to China

1927-12-14

Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain

1928-04-19

Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland

1929-09-17

British troops begin withdrawal from occupied Germany

1929-11-18

Stalin routes troops to Manchuria

1930-04-22

British troops battle pro-independence revolutionaries in the Jalalabad hills near Chittagong in Bengal province, British India leaving 80 troops and 12 revolutionaries dead.

1931-09-19

Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria

1932-02-04

Japanese troops occupy Harbin, Manchuria

1932-02-20

Japanese troops occupy Tunhua China

1932-07-28

Battle between unemployed war veterans & federal troops, 4 die

1932-07-29

Great Depression: in Washington, DC, U.S. troops disperse the last of the "Bonus Army" of World War I veterans.

1933-01-02

US troops leave Nicaragua

1933-02-07

Colonial troops in Suriname kill 2 demonstrators

1934-04-12

The US Auto-Lite Strike begins, culminating in a five-day melee between Ohio National Guard troops and 6,000 strikers and picketers.

1934-05-23

The Auto-Lite Strike culminates in the "Battle of Toledo", a five-day melée between 1,300 troops of the Ohio National Guard and 6,000 picketers.

1934-08-06

US troops leave Haiti, which had been occupied since 1915

1934-10-16

Mao Zedong & 25,000 troops begin 6,000 mile Long March

1936-03-07

Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland

1936-05-05

Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa

1936-08-11

Chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton

1936-09-04

Franco's troops conquer Irun & Talavera de la Reina, Spain

1936-09-27

Franco troops conquer Toledo

1937-06-19

Franco-troops conquer Bilbao Basques

1937-07-07

Japanese & Chinese troops clash, (Marco Polo Bridge), beginning of Second Sino-Japanese War

1937-07-29

Japanese troops occupies Peking & Tientsin

1937-08-13

Japanese attack at the beinnging of the Battle of Shanghai during Second Sino-Japanese War. Involves nearly 1 million troops

1937-08-26

Franco's troops conquer Santander

1937-10-21

Franco-troops occupies Gijon

1937-12-14

Japanese troops conquer/plunder Nanjing

1938-02-12

German troops entered Austria

1938-03-11

Artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria; German troops also entered the country

1938-10-21

Japanese troops occupies Canton

1938-10-25

Japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan

1939-09-04

German troops move into Danzig

1939-09-28

Soviet-German treaty agree on 4th partition of Poland (WW II) & gives Lithuania to USSR, last Polish troops surrender

1939-10-04

Last Polish troops surrender

1940-02-22

Finnish troops vacate Koivisto island

1940-02-23

Russian troops conquer Lasi Island

1940-04-14

Allied troops land in Norway

1940-04-15

British troops land at Narvik, Norway

1940-05-10

French troops arrive in Zealand/Brabant Netherlands

1940-05-15

German troops occupy Amsterdam, Gen Winkelman surrenders

1940-05-18

German troops conquer Brussels

1940-05-25

German troops conquer Boulogne

1940-05-27

World War II: In the Le Paradis massacre, 97 soldiers from a Royal Norfolk Regiment unit are shot after surrendering to German troops.

1940-05-28

British-French troops capture Narvik, Norway

1940-06-04

British complete the "miracle of Dunkirk" by evacuating 300,000 allies troops from France

1940-06-07

British/French troops evacuate Narvik

1940-06-08

Last British troops leave Narvik Norway

1940-06-15

France surrenders to Hitler, German troops occupy Paris during WWII

1940-06-30

German troops begin the invasion of the undefended Channel Islands.

1940-08-03

Italian troops invade British Somalia

1940-09-12

Italian troops enter Egypt

1940-09-13

Italian troops under Marshal Graziani attack Egypt

1940-09-18

Italian troops conquer Sidi Barrani

1940-09-26

Japanese troops attack French Indo-China

1940-10-03

US forms parachute troops

1940-10-08

German troops occupies Romania

1940-12-12

British troops conquer Sidi el-Barrani

1940-12-17

British troops occupy Sollum, Egypt

1941-01-05

British/Australian troops conquer Bardia Lybia

1941-01-19

British troops occupies Kassalaf Sudan

1941-01-21

Australian and British troops attack Tobruk, Libya

1941-01-22

British/Australian troops capture Tobruk from Italians

1941-01-24

British troops march into Abyssinia

1941-01-30

Australian troops conquer Derna, Libya

1941-02-06

British troops conquer Bengazi, Libya

1941-02-09

British troops conquer El Agheila

1941-03-01

German troops invade Bulgaria

1941-03-07

British troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1941-03-24

British troops defeat British Somalia

1941-03-24

German troops occupy El Agheila Libya

1941-04-04

German troops conquer Banghazi

1941-04-10

German troops conquer Libyan county Cyrenaica

1941-04-19

Bulgarian troops invade Macedonia

1941-04-27

German troops occupy Athens Greece

1941-04-28

Last British troops in Greece surrender

1941-05-22

British troops attack Baghdad

1941-05-27

Allied troops begin evacuating Crete

1941-05-31

British troops vacate Crete

1941-06-01

British troops occupy Bagdad, Iraq

1941-06-08

British & French troops overthrow pro-German Syria

1941-06-21

2nd French troops occupies Damascus Syria

1941-06-28

German troops occupy Galicia, Poland

1941-07-07

World War II: Beirut is occupied by Free France and British troops.

1941-07-11

German troops attack Dnjepr

1941-07-24

FDR demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1941-08-03

German troops conquer Roslavl USSR

1941-08-22

Nazi troops reach Lenningrad

1941-08-25

British & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran

1941-08-25

German troops conquer Nowgorod, Leningrad

1941-08-30

Siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II

1941-09-16

German armour troops surround Kiev Ukraine

1941-11-02

German troops occupy Rostov

1941-11-16

German troops conquer Kertsh (probably)

1941-11-18

British troops open attack on Tobruk, North Africa

1941-11-22

NZ troops conquer Ft Capuzzo Libya

1941-11-23

German troops conquer Klin, at NW of Moscow

1941-11-24

US troops land on Suriname to protect bauxite mine

1941-11-26

British troops conquer Belhamed, Sidi Rezegh & El Duda

1941-11-28

German troops vacate Rostov

1941-12-10

Japanese troops landed on northern Luzon in the Philippines

1941-12-10

Japanese troops overrun Guam

1941-12-17

Dutch & Australian troops lands on Portuguese Timor

1941-12-17

German troops led by Rommel begin retreating in North Africa

1941-12-18

Japanse troops land on Hong Kong

1941-12-20

Japanese troops lands on Mindanao

1941-12-23

British troops overrun Benghazi Libya

1942-01-02

German troops in Bardia surrender

1942-01-02

Japanese troops occupy Manila Philippines

1942-01-12

British troops reconquer Sollum

1942-01-12

Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender

1942-01-14

Japanese troops land at oil center Balikpapan in Borneo

1942-01-23

Japanese troops occupy Rabaul New Britain

1942-01-28

Soviet troops under General Timoshenko's troops move into Ukraine

1942-01-28

German troops occupy Benghazi Libya

1942-01-29

German & Italian troops occupy Banghazi, Libya

1942-01-30

Japanese troops land on Ambon

1942-02-09

Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes

1942-02-15

Japanese troops march into Palembang, South Sumatra

1942-02-19

Japanese troops land on Timor

1942-03-01

Japanese troops occupy Kalidjati airport in Java

1942-03-12

British troops vacate the Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal

1942-05-02

Japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma

1942-05-11

Japanese troops conquer Kalewa

1942-06-07

Japanese troops lands on Attu, Aleutian Islands

1942-06-20

German troops conquer Tobruk, North Africa

1942-07-01

German troops conquer Sebastopol

1942-07-03

German troops march into Sebastopol, Crimea

1942-07-23

German troops conquer Rostow

1942-07-25

German troops occupy Rostov

1942-07-25

German troops strike at Tsym Lyanskaja

1942-08-05

German troops cross Kuban River

1942-08-26

Japanse troops lands on New-Guinea, Milne Bay

1942-09-01

German troops land on Taman peninsula

1942-09-02

German troops enter Stalingrad

1942-09-10

British troops lands on Madagascar

1942-09-14

German troops occupy train station Stalingrad-1

1942-11-10

US troops occupy airport of Port-Lyautey, Morocco

1942-11-10

US-British troops occupies Oran, Algeria

1942-11-14

Last Vichy-French troops in Algeria surrender

1942-12-11

Australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia

1943-01-03

Canadian Army troops arrive in North Africa

1943-01-24

Hitler orders German troops at Stalingrad to fight to the death

1943-01-31

Gen Friedrich von Paul surrenders to Russian troops at Stalingrad

1943-02-09

Japanese troops evacuate Guadalcanal, ends epic WWII battle on the Solomon Islands in the Pacific

1943-02-20

Allied troops occupy Kasserine pass in Tunisia

1943-02-23

German troops pull back through Kasserine-pass Tunisia

1943-03-12

Soviet troops liberate Wjasma

1943-03-21

Massacre of the town of Kalavryta, Greece by German Nazi troops.

1943-04-05

Japanese troops conquer Indin

1943-04-07

British/US troops make contact at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia

1943-04-25

The Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted.

1943-05-02

German troops vacate Jefna Tunisia

1943-05-12

German troops in Tunisia North Africa surrender

1943-05-16

German troops destroy synagogue of Warsaw

1943-05-30

US troops reconquer Attu Aleutians

1943-06-21

Federal troops put down racial riot in Detroit 30 dead

1943-08-22

Soviet troops free Karkov

1943-09-09

US, British & French troops land in Salerno (operation Avalanche)

1943-09-10

German troops occupied Rome & took over the protection of Vatican City

1943-09-11

US & Australian troops join in Salamaua, New Guinea

1943-09-25

Russian troops liberate Smolensk

1943-10-02

Japanse troops leave Kolombangara, Solomon Island

1943-11-01

US troops land on Bougainville Island on Solomon Island

1943-11-06

Soviet troops land on Kertsj peninsula

1943-11-22

US troops land on Abemada, Gilbert Island

1944-01-10

British troops conquer Maungdaw, Burma

1944-01-24

Allied troops occupy Nettuno Italy

1944-01-30

World War II: United States troops land on Majuro.

1944-02-02

Allied troops 1st set foot on Japanese territory

1944-02-03

World War II: United States troops capture the Marshall Islands.

1944-02-11

German troops reconquer Aprilia, Italy

1944-04-01

Japanese troops conquer Jessami, Eastern India

1944-04-04

British troops capture Addis Ababa Ethiopia

1944-05-12

Crimea purged of Nazi troops

1944-05-14

British troops occupy Kohima

1944-05-23

British and Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo, Italy

1944-05-29

British troops occupy Aprilia, Italy

1944-06-06

Nazi troops executed 96 prisoners by firing squad

1944-06-10

World War II: In Distomo, Boeotia Prefecture, Greece 218 men, women and children are massacred by German troops.

1944-06-17

-19] French troops under Lattre de Tssigny conquer Elba

1944-06-19

French troops free Elba

1944-06-19

Japanese troops conquer Changsha China

1944-06-20

US troops occupy Biak

1944-07-08

British troops march into Caen

1944-07-09

In World War II, US troops secure Saipan as Japan fell

1944-07-17

Russian troops cross river Bug/march into Poland

1944-07-18

British troops occupy Bourquebus hill range, Normandy

1944-07-18

Polish troops under Gen Anders occupy Ancona Italy

1944-07-19

Allied troops occupy Faubourg de Vaucelles, at Caen

1944-07-20

British and Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy

1944-07-23

US troops occupy Pisa Italy

1944-07-24

US troops land on Tinian

1944-07-26

Russian troops arrive in Weichsel

1944-07-27

US troops occupy le Mesnil-Herman/Hill 183 Normandy

1944-07-31

US troops occupy Sansapor, New-Guinea

1944-08-01

US troops enter Tessy-sur-Vir

1944-08-03

Allied troops under Lt-Gen Joseph Stilwell take Myitkyina, Burma

1944-08-05

US troops occupy Vannes, Brittany

1944-08-08

Canada/Polish troops occupy Cramesnil/Secqueville/Cintheaux/St-Aignan

1944-08-12

Waffen SS troops massacre 560 people in Sant'Anna di Stazzema.

1944-08-15

Operation Dragoon: Allied troops land in Provence

1944-08-17

Russian troops arrive at Austria-Prussia border

1944-08-19

Last Japanese troops driven out of India

1944-08-23

Allied troops capture Marseilles, France

1944-08-23

General George Leclercs troops advance towards Paris

1944-08-24

General LeClerc's troops open assault on Paris

1944-08-26

Bulgaria announces withdrawal & German troops are to be disarmed

1944-08-28

Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared

1944-08-29

15,000 American troops liberating Paris march down Champs Elysees

1944-08-30

Soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania

1944-08-31

French troops liberate Bordeaux

1944-08-31

Russian-Romanian troops march into Bucharest

1944-09-03

Canadian troops liberate Abbeville, France

1944-09-03

French troops liberate Lyon

1944-09-12

US Army troops entered Germany for 1st time

1944-09-15

Russian troops free Sofia Bulgaria

1944-09-15

US troops lands on Palau & Morotai

1944-09-22

US troops land on Ulithi

1944-09-29

Soviet troops invade Yugoslavia

1944-10-04

British troops land on Greek continent

1944-10-14

Allied troops land in Corfu

1944-10-14

British troops march into Athens

1944-10-18

Soviet troops invade Czechoslovakia during WW II

1944-10-19

Canadian troops liberate Aardensburg

1944-10-20

Russian/Yugoslavian troops free Belgrade

1944-10-21

Canadian troops occupy Breskens

1944-10-21

During WW II, US troops capture Aachen, 1st large German city to fall

1944-11-02

Canadian troops occupy Knokke

1944-11-03

German troops in Vlissingen surrenders

1944-11-04

German troops reconquer Schmidt Hurtgenwald

1944-11-05

Allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren

1944-11-05

Canadian & British troops liberate Dinteloord

1944-11-05

German troops blow-up Heusden North Brabant city hall, 134 die

1944-11-08

Last German troops at Walcheren surrenders

1944-11-09

Walcheren purged of nazi troops

1944-12-02

German troops seize Betuwse dikes

1944-12-05

German troops steal all the silver coin in Utrecht

1944-12-15

US troops lands on Mindoro

1944-12-22

Germans demand surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium

1945-01-21

British troops land on Ramree, near coast of Burma

1945-01-31

Russian troops reach the Oder River, less that 50 miles from Berlin

1945-02-05

US troops under General Douglas MacArthur enter Manilla

1945-02-22

British troops take Ramree Island, Burma

1945-02-23

Canadian troops occupy Kalkar

1945-03-10

US troops lands on Mindanao

1945-04-01

Canadian troops free Doetinchem, Enschede, Borculo & Eibergen

1945-04-10

Canadian troops conquer Deventer

1945-04-10

German troops attack Ijsselbrug

1945-04-10

US troops land on Tsugen Shima Okinawa

1945-04-11

Allied troops liberate Basket-Compascuum

1945-04-11

US troops conquers Mulheim, Oberhausen, Bochum, Unna, Essen

1945-04-12

Canadian troops liberate Nazi concentration camp Westerbork, Netherlands

1945-04-15

US troops occupy concentration camp Colditz

1945-04-16

German troops in Groningen surrender

1945-04-16

US troops enter Nuremberg, Germany, during WW II

1945-04-16

US troops land on He Shima, Okinawa

1945-04-16

Colditz Castle, the high-security prisoner of war camp in Germany, is liberated by American troops.

1945-04-17

US troops lands in Mindanao

1945-04-18

Clandestine Radio 1212, after broadcasting pro-nazi propoganda for months used their influence to trap 350,000 German army group B troops

1945-04-20

Soviet troops enter Berlin

1945-04-21

Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory

1945-04-23

US troops in Italy cross river Po

1945-04-25

British troops reach Grebbe line Neth

1945-04-30

US troops attack the Elbe

1945-05-01

Australian & Dutch troops lands on Tarakan

1945-05-02

Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste

1945-05-04

German troops in Netherlands, Denmark & Norway surrender

1945-05-05

Uprising against occupying SS troops in Prague

1945-05-06

Gen J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands

1945-05-06

World War II: Axis Sally delivers her last propaganda broadcast to Allied troops (first was on December 11, 1941).

1945-05-07

WWII: British troops enter Utrecht, Netherlands

1945-05-08

Canadian troops move into Amsterdam

1945-05-10

Russian troops occupied Prague

1945-05-13

US troops conquer Dakeshi Okinawa

1945-06-09

-10] Australian troops lands in Brunei Bay North-Borneo

1945-08-16

Puyi, the last Chinese emperor and ruler of Manchukuo, was captured by Soviet troops.

1945-08-20

Russian troops occupy Harbin & Mukden

1945-08-27

US troops land in Japan after Japanese surrender

1945-10-09

British troops occupy Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal

1946-03-02

Dutch troops land on East Bali

1946-03-09

Dutch troops land at Batavia/Semarang

1946-12-31

French troops leave Lebanon

1948-05-15

Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq & Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel

1948-06-30

Last British troops leave Israel

1949-06-29

US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II

1949-06-30

Dutch troops evacuate Djakarta

1950-01-01

Ho Chi Minh begins offensive against French troops in Indo China

1950-05-21

Vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia

1950-06-30

US Gen MacArthur visits front in South Korea/asks for US troops

1950-07-17

Indonesian troops land on Buru, South-Molukka

1950-09-15

UN lands at Inchon to drive North Korean troops out of the south

1950-09-26

UN troops in Korean War recapture South Korean capital of Seoul

1950-10-01

South Korean troops cross the 38th parallel into North Korea

1950-10-04

French troops vacate Cla Afraid Vietnam

1950-10-26

South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary

1950-11-04

Indonesian troops reconquer Ambonese capital Ambon

1950-11-04

US troops vacate Pyongyang North Korea

1950-11-16

Egyptian King Faruk demands departure of all British troops

1950-11-24

UN troops begin an assault intending to end Korean War by Christmas

1950-11-26

China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River

1950-12-28

Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea

1951-03-12

Communist troops driven out of Seoul

1951-09-27

Persian troops occupies oil refinery at Abadan

1951-10-17

Egyptian army fires on British troops

1951-11-01

First atomic explosion witnessed by troops, New Mexico

1951-11-18

British troops occupy Ismailiya, Egypt

1952-12-08

French troops shoot on demonstrators at Casablanca, 50 die

1954-10-10

Ho Chi Minh enters Hanoi after withdrawal of French troops

1954-10-19

Egypt & Great Britain sign treaty; British troops departs

1954-10-21

Indonesian troops land in New-Guinea

1955-09-21

Last allied occupying troops leave Austria

1955-10-26

British troops occupy Saudi Arabian oil field at Boeraimi

1956-06-18

Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as British leave Suez Canal

1956-08-29

French government routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis

1956-10-24

Soviet troops invade Hungary, Imre Nagy becomes PM of Hungary

1956-11-04

200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Soviet movement in Budapest, Hungary

1956-12-03

Bitain and France pull troops out of Egypt

1956-12-22

Last British/French troops leave Egypt

1957-01-05

Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East

1957-02-02

UN adopts a resolution calling for Israeli troops to leave Egypt

1957-03-08

Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships

1957-09-24

President Eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools

1957-09-25

300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central HS in Ark

1958-03-13

Government troops land in Sumatra Indonesia

1958-04-18

Government troops reconquer Padang, Middle-Sumatra Indonesia

1958-04-20

Morocco demands departure of Spanish troops

1958-06-16

Government troops land on North-Celebes Indonesia

1958-07-15

Pres Eisenhower sends US troops to Lebanon; they stay 3 months

1959-10-23

Chinese troops move into India, 17 die

1960-07-10

Belgium sends troops to Congo

1960-07-15

UN troops arrive in Congo to help deal with the political crisis after Moïse-Kapenda Tshombé's declaration of independence for Katanga province

1960-07-18

1st UN troops reach Congo

1960-08-14

UN peace-keeping troops deployed to the Republic of Congo

1961-08-23

Belgium sends troops to Rwanda-Urundi

1961-08-30

Last Spanish troops leave Morocco

1961-09-13

Battles between UN & Katanga troops in Congo

1961-11-16

US President Kennedy decides to increase military aid to South Vietnam without committing US combat troops

1962-05-11

US sends troops to Thailand

1962-09-08

Chinese troops exceed Mac-Mahon-line (Tibet-India boundary)

1962-09-29

JFK authorized use of federal troops to integrate U of Mississippi

1962-09-30

JFK routes 3,000 federal troops to Mississippi

1962-12-28

UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga

1963-02-19

USSR informs JFK it is withdrawing several thousand troops from Cuba

1964-03-27

UN troops arrive in Cyprus

1964-06-15

Last French troops leave Algeria

1964-06-30

Last UN troops leave Congo

1965-03-22

US confirms its troops used chemical warfare against the Vietcong

1965-03-31

US ordered the 1st combat troops to Vietnam

1965-04-29

Australian government announces it would send troops to Vietnam

1965-06-08

US troops ordered to fight offensively in Vietnam

1965-08-06

Indian troops invade Pakistan

1965-09-07

China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border.

1966-05-01

US troops shooting targets in Cambodia

1967-01-06

United States Marine Corps and ARVN troops launch "Operation Deckhouse Five" in the Mekong River delta.

1967-02-22

25,000 US & S Vietnamese troops launch Operation Junction City against Viet Cong. Largest US airborne assult since WWII

1967-02-23

US troops begin largest offensive of Vietnam War

1967-06-06

Israeli troops occupy Gaza

1967-06-09

Israeli troops reach Suez Canal

1967-11-05

US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam

1967-11-29

British troops withdraw from Aden and South Yemen

1968-02-24

US troops reconquer Hue Vietnam

1968-05-06

Street battle between students & troops in Paris, 1000 injured

1968-08-20

During the night 200,00 Warsaw Pact Soviet led troops begin to invade Czechoslovakia in response to the Prague Spring

1968-09-04

Nigerian troops conquer Aba Biafra

1969-04-21

The Ministry of Defence in London announces that British troops would be used in Northern Ireland to guard key public installations following a series of bombings

1969-05-10

US troops begin attack on Hill 937 ("Hamburger Hill"), Vietnam

1969-06-08

Nixon says 25,000 US troops would leave Vietnam by end of August

1969-08-14

British troops intervene militarily in Northern Ireland

1970-04-29

50,000 US & South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia

1970-04-30

US troops invade Cambodia

1970-11-16

South Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky defends operations in Cambodia because communist forces could overrun South Vietnam "within 24 hours" if troops operating there were withdrawn

1971-02-08

South Vietnamese troops invade Laos

1971-02-13

12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos

1971-03-14

South Vietnamese troops flee Laos

1971-10-07

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Brian Faulkner meets with British Prime Minister Edward Heath; they agree to send an additional 1,500 British Army troops to Northern Ireland

1971-10-20

Senator in the US Congress Edward Kennedy calls for a withdrawal of British troops from Northern Ireland and all-party negotiations to establish a United Ireland

1971-11-21

Indian troops partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas) defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.

1971-12-16

India's army occupies Dacca, West Pakistani troops surrenders

1972-01-27

The British Army and the Irish Republican Army engage in gun battles near County Armagh; British troops fire over 1,000 rounds of amunition

1972-03-30

North Vietnamese troops enter South Vietnam

1972-05-01

North Vietnamese troops occupy Quang Tri Activities Committee

1972-08-12

Last American combat ground troops leave Vietnam

1972-09-17

Tanzania troops march in to Uganda

1973-03-29

US troops leave Vietnam, 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution

1973-04-06

Indies troops invade Sikkim

1973-10-22

Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon

1975-04-02

Vietnam War: Thousands of civilian refugees flee from the Quang Ngai Province in front of advancing North Vietnamese troops.

1975-07-27

The British government closes its consulate in Angola following increasing fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola and South African troops

1975-09-19

Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor

1975-10-23

Battle between Cuba & South Africa troops in Angola

1975-11-05

British government sends troops to Belize

1976-03-12

South African troops leave Angola

1978-04-26

France sends troops to Chad

1978-10-30

Uganda troops attack Tanzania

1978-11-04

Iranian troops fire on anti-Shah student protesters by Tehran U

1979-01-08

Vietnamese troops overtook Khmer Rouge & occupy Phnom Penh

1979-03-08

China withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam

1979-11-24

US admits troops in Vietnam were exposed to the toxic Agent Orange

1979-12-27

Soviet troops invade Afghanistan, Pres Hafizullah Amin overthrown

1980-05-27

The Gwangju Massacre: Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.

1980-09-24

Iraqi troops cross Iran's border, encircling Abadan

1980-10-24

Iraqi troops occupies Khorramshar

1980-10-31

Senegal routes troops to Gambia due to Libyan threat

1980-12-15

Premier Queddei troops conquers Chad capital N'djamena

1981-04-06

Yugoslav government sends troops to Kosovo

1982-02-02

Government troops and Muslim fundamentalists battle in Hamah, Syria

1982-04-02

Several thousand Argentine troops seize the Falkland (Malvinas) Islands from Great Britain

1982-05-21

British troops land on Falkland Islands

1982-05-25

Iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar

1982-06-06

30,000 Israeli troops invade Lebanon to drive out PLO

1982-06-10

Israeli troops reach outskirts of Beirut

1982-09-24

US, Italian & French peacekeeping troops begin arriving in Lebanon

1983-07-12

Chad government troops reconquer Abéché

1984-04-11

Chinese troops invade Vietnam

1985-11-07

Colombian troops end 27-hr siege of Bogota's Palace of Justice

1987-01-02

Troops of Chad President Habré conquer Fada oasis

1987-02-10

Philippine troops murder 17 civilians in Lupao Massacre

1987-03-27

President Habre's troops reconquer Faya Largeau Chad

1987-07-31

Battle between Iranian pilgrims & Saudi-Arabian troops, 402 killed

1988-04-07

Russia announced it would withdraw its troops from Afghanistan

1988-05-15

USSR begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops from Afghanistan

1988-08-08

Russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war

1989-05-11

President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama

1989-06-03

Beginning of the Tiananmen Square Massacre as Chinese troops open fire on pro-democracy supporters in Beijing

1989-06-04

Tiananmen Square Massacre: Chinese troops clear the square of student protesters, unofficial figures place death toll near 1,000.

1989-11-16

6 Jesuit priests are killed by El Salvadorian troops

1989-12-20

US troops invade Panama & oust Manuel Noriega, but don't catch him

1990-02-26

USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czech by July, 1991

1990-03-24

Indian troops leave Sri Lanka

1990-06-05

South African troops plunder Nelson Mandela's home

1990-07-24

US warships in Persian Gulf placed on alert after Iraq masses nearly 30,000 troops near its border with Kuwait

1990-08-02

US President George H. W. Bush orders troops to Saudi Arabia

1990-08-07

Desert Shield begins - US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia

1990-08-11

Egypt & Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion

1990-08-24

Iraqi troops surround US & other embassies in Kuwait City

1990-09-13

Iraqi troops storm residence of French ambassador in Kuwait

1990-09-15

France announce it will send 4,000 troops to Persian Gulf

1990-11-04

US Secretary of State James Baker visits American troops in Saudi Arabia

1990-11-08

100,000 additional US troops are sent to Persian gulf

1990-11-22

George Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia

1991-01-07

Saddam Hussein prepares his troops for what he says will be a long violent war against the US

1991-02-24

US & allies begin a ground war assault on Iraqi troops

1991-02-27

Gulf War ends after Iraqi troops retreat and Kuwait is re-taken by the US

1991-02-28

United Nations troops move into Kuwait City and Saddam Hussein orders troops out of Kuwait; Iraqi soldiers ignite Kuwaiti oil fields during their retreat

1991-03-08

Planeloads of US troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists & 2 American soldiers it captured

1991-05-23

Last Cubans troops leave Angola

1991-06-10

Mother of All Parades-NYC welcomes desert storm troops

1991-07-15

US troops leave northern Iraq

1992-04-06

Serbian troops begin siege of Sarajevo

1992-12-04

Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa.

1993-09-17

Last Russian troops leave Poland.

1993-10-04

Troops of pres Yelsin occupy Russian White House (parliament)

1994-06-23

Some 2,500 French troops head into Rwanda to protect civilians, the first outside forces sent there since UN

1994-07-07

North Yemenite troops occupy Aden

1994-08-10

Last British troops leave Hong Kong (been there since Sept 1841)

1994-08-21

The last French troops pull out of Rwanda, ending their highly controversial mission there

1994-09-08

Last US, British & French troops leave West Berlin

1994-12-11

Russian troops enter Chechnya

1996-01-12

Russian troops arrived in Bosnia (joint operation with US)

1997-05-17

Troops of Laurent Kabila march into Kinshasa.

2000-05-24

Israeli troops withdraw from southern Lebanon after 22 years of occupation.

2001-11-12

2001 Attack on Afghanistan: Taliban forces abandon Kabul, Afghanistan, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops.

2002-08-19

A Russian Mi-26 helicopter carrying troops is hit by a Chechen missile outside of Grozny, killing 118 soldiers.

2003-04-07

U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.

2003-04-14

U.S. troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, leader of the Palestinian group that killed an American on the hijacked cruise liner the Achille Lauro in 1985.

2004-11-08

War in Iraq: More than 10,000 U.S. troops and a small number of Iraqi army units participate in a siege on the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.

2005-09-12

Israel completes its withdrawal of all troops and settlers from the Gaza Strip.

2008-06-10

The Gora Prai airstrike by the United States reportedly kills 11 Pakistani paramilitary troops.

2012-11-10

20 Syrian troops are killed by suicide bombings in Daara

2013-09-09

18 people are killed in conflict between government and Boko Harem troops in Borno State, Nigeria

2014-02-28

Russia moves troops into the Crimea to protect its interests against Ukraine

2014-11-05

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key rules out sending troops to fight against Islamic State, but claims there are 40 NZers on 'terror watchlist'

2014-11-08

US President Obama authorises deployment of 1500 additional troops to help train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants

2015-12-19

Turkey to withdraw troops from Iraq

2015-12-22

NY cop, female Air Force major among 6 US troops killed in Afghan attack

2016-03-08

Drug in Sharapova doping case used by Soviet troops in 1980s

2016-04-25

Syria conflict: Obama 'to send 250 more non-combat troops'

2016-07-01

Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troops

2016-07-14

Obama Sends 47 US Troops to South Sudan Amid Heavy Fighting

2016-07-14

US sends 47 troops to South Sudan to protect Americans

2016-09-18

Middle East|US Admits to Strike in Syria That Russia Says Killed 62 Syrian Troops

2016-09-23

US confirms IS used chemical rocket in attack on troops in Iraq

2017-03-26

Blasts Kill 3 as Bangladeshi Troops Raid Militant Hide-Out

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Troops - Birthdays
Date Event
1837-02-10

Harrison G. Otis, Gen. Otis with His Troops in the Philippines

1855-04-18

Miles B. McSweeney, President Roosevelt Reviewing the Troops at Charleston Exposition

1871-12-26

Mirra Principi, Estrellita; or The Invasion of the French Troops in Portugal

1908-03-21

Martine de Breteuil, The Troops of St. Tropez

1909-05-31

René Lefevre-Bel, The Troops in New York

1914-01-07

Leroy Haynes, The Troops in New York

1916-03-18

Winton Dean, Entertaining the Troops

1921-08-05

Yves Vincent, The Troops get Married

1922-01-28

Mavis Whyte, Entertaining the Troops

1922-02-05

Sydney Bettex, The Troops & Aliens

1923-01-23

Jacques Vilfrid, The Troops of St. Tropez

1924-05-09

Jean Girault, The Troops of St. Tropez

1925-06-11

Jean-Pierre Chabrol, Shock Troops

1926-06-12

Fulbert Janin, The Troops & Aliens

1929-02-08

Christian Marin, The Troops in New York

1929-02-10

Richard Balducci, The Troops of St. Tropez

1930-9-08

Gérard Beytout, The Troops & Aliens

1931-9-13

Jean-Pierre Rambal, The Troops & Aliens

1933-07-23

Jean Couturier, The Troops & Aliens

1933-08-19

Guy Grosso, The Troops in New York

1944-07-05

Geneviève Grad, The Troops of St. Tropez

1962-02-21

Sophie Michaud, The Troops & Troop-ettes

1967-01-17

David McDermott, Troops

1978-03-27

Chris Thom, USO Special for the Troops

1984-01-06

Jens J. Reinke, Al Jolson Entertaining American Troops

1984-07-31

Matthew Ballard, Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops

Troops - Deaths
Date Event
69-12-22

Aulus Vitellius, Roman Emperor for 8 months, executed by the troops of his successor Vespasian in Rome

1909-09-29

Miles B. McSweeney, President Roosevelt Reviewing the Troops at Charleston Exposition

1914-08-23

Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks

1917-07-30

Harrison G. Otis, Gen. Otis with His Troops in the Philippines

1937-07-09

Oliver Law, first African-American commander of U.S. troops (b. 1899)

1982-07-24

Jean Girault, The Troops of St. Tropez

1988-01-21

Jacques Vilfrid, The Troops of St. Tropez

1990-07-23

Gérard Beytout, The Troops & Aliens

1999-01-10

René Lefevre-Bel, The Troops in New York

2001-02-14

Guy Grosso, The Troops in New York

2001-09-18

Jean-Pierre Rambal, The Troops & Aliens

2001-12-01

Jean-Pierre Chabrol, Shock Troops

2007-11-13

Martine de Breteuil, The Troops of St. Tropez

2010-04-01

Jean Couturier, The Troops & Aliens

2011-01-01

Fulbert Janin, The Troops & Aliens

2012-09-05

Christian Marin, The Troops in New York

2013-12-19

Winton Dean, Entertaining the Troops

2014-06-23

Mavis Whyte, Entertaining the Troops


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