Thursday, September 23, 2010

7 Strangest War ever

1.The Anglo-Zanzibar War: the shortest war in history, just 40 minutes

Unique War between England vs. Zanzibar on 27 August 1896, only lasted for 40 minutes. This is the shortest war in recorded history. The trigger was the death of pro-British war, Sultan bin Hamd Thuwaini against his successor, Sultan Khalid bin Barghash. As per the agreement signed in 1886, a replacement must be approved Sultan British consul, but Khalid violate the agreement, without the approval of Khalid British throne. Britain angrily, and gave an ultimatum to abdicate, but Khalid did not heed. Instead, responding to British ultimatum, Khalid mobilize its armed forces and membaricade palace of the British attack.

Britain outraged! Khalid answered defiantly British in the early morning attack on 27 August. British bombard the Palace of Khalid and divorce scattereth troops who guard the palace. At least there were 500 victims of the Khalid, while only one soldier injured British navy. Short War lasted only 40 minutes. Khalid Sultan also to its knees!

2.The Pig War: triggered by the shooting of the pig
'War Pigs' .. This is not a war against Swine Flu or Swine Flu, but war happened because of the shooting of a pig. Hahh! Do not be surprised, but that's the uniqueness of this war, so-called Pig War. Occurred in 1859 between the American vs. British. Actually the core of this war is a dispute seizure of San Juan Island, which is between Vancouver Island and the mainland of North America. Pig War, so called because it was triggered by the shooting of a pig. Many called for that period, among others; Episode Pigs, War Pigs and Potatoes, San Juan Boundary Dispute or the Northwest Boundary Dispute. Pigs are the only "victims" of war, this conflict does not create alias blood there is no human casualties. Ha .. ha .. ha ..

3. 335 Years' War: lasted for 335 years with no casualties
This war is extraordinary long, 335 years (1651-1986), the Netherlands vs. Scilly Isles (southwest coast of the United Kingdom). But this strange event recorded as the longest war in recorded history. After hundreds of years, finally peace was signed in 1986.

4.Moldovan-Transdniestrian War: where both parties' officers would drink together at night, and fought on the day
Moldovan-Transdniestrian War: After drinking the previous night, the officers who then different countries after the Soviet Union collapsed, then become hostile to each other and fight for days. As is known, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, 2 / 3 of Moldova wants to enter Romania, neighbor to the west. While the East, Dniestr river, close to Ukraine and Russia.
War broke out, and east of the crack and form Transdniestria, which until now was not known to the world. Then, Moldova and Transdniestria in a war. This war called the war of the strangest in the world. Local military called it a Drunk War.
Just imagine, how is called Drunk War, the officers of the two countries in the morning until the afternoon they fought desperately, shot each other, killing each other, but at night they meet, have fun drunk together. Lho .. how can ya ..
Understand it, they already know each other, just because the state ultimately different because of the fall of the Soviet Union, making them hostile. For the sake of the country which they stand, they were hostile, but friendship is still running at night. Weird!

5.Emu War: how Australia lost the war against avian
Emu War, also known as the Great Emu War.Perang is no less strange, in which the military operations launched to combat bird flocks. This strange war occurred in 1932 in Western Australia. Australian Military Forces (still below the UK) led by Major Meredith. Noted, the soldiers use machine guns lewis and spent bullet shells 10 000. But this war is futile because the birds who managed to escape this fire. With a speed of about 50 km / h (30 mph), the birds are mostly managed to avoid the bullets attack senapa machine.But as soon as expected, there are about 20,000 birds were killed. Major Meredith, the commander, were stunned by the unexpected results. Australian Defence Minister ordered the troops back and stop the attacks. Emu War came to an end with the defeat of the Australian side. Ck .. ck ... Stupid War! the War: start with a football game
The war between El Salvador against Honduras in 1969 is called the Soccer War because of the course coincided with the ongoing World Cup second round qualifying July 14, 1969, North American zone. This war lasted 100 hours or five-day war. The trigger of this conflict is the problem of immigration from El Salvador to Honduras.Puncaknya, El Salvador Honduras attack. Then, the U.S. negotiated a truce for both newly materialized on 20 July. El Salvador finally joined the World Cup in 1970, but they failed.

7.War of 1812: concise communication is caused by defects
also called Madison's War. Installation of Communications was named the War. Two days before the war that the British government stating that he would repeal legislation which is the main reason for war. If you have a concise communication with Europe, the war also may have been avoided.


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