World War II was a global war that spanned from 1939 to 1945. The war pitted the Allies and the Axis power in the deadliest war in history, and was responsible for the deaths of over 70 million people.... read more ›
|Battle of Towton|
|3,000 to 4,500 dead||6,000 to 8,500 dead|
World War II, which spanned September of 1939 to September of 1945, was the largest armed conflict in history and featured battles in nearly every region of the world.... see details ›
World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China.... see more ›
World War 1, 1914-1918 (18.4 million deaths)
About 18.4 million people died as a result of the war. World War I was one of the deadliest conflicts in history.... continue reading ›
Four thousand Americans died at Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862. The battle is remembered as the single bloodiest day in U.S. history.... see more ›
The British historian Paul Johnson, in his remarkable book Modern Times, attributed the twentieth century's huge death toll to the immense growth of organized state power, the decline of traditional religion, and the rise of totalitarian ideologies and gangster-statesmen.... view details ›
According to Wikipedia, there have been about 10,624 battles in the history of mankind. The animated map below shows the history of the wars in every battle.... see details ›
|World War II||70,000,000||1945|
|European colonization of the Americas||8,400,000||1691|
Wars, battles, and other domestic or international conflicts, whether armed or diplomatic, are often the outcome of a dispute over natural resources or a struggle for power, influence, and wealth.... see more ›
Historic conflict means any war, battle, or military conflict in which citizens of the United States or any state or territory of the United States have participated in, including, but not limited to, the French and Indian War, American Revolution, War of 1812, United States-Mexican War, the War Between the States, ...... view details ›
Second Congo War (1998–2003)
Far and away the deadliest war of the 21st century was a conflict that had its genesis in the 20th.... see more ›
- American Revolution (1775-1783) ...
- War of 1812 (1812-1815) ...
- Mexican-American War (1846-1848) ...
- Civil War (1861-1865) ...
- Spanish-American War (1898) ...
- World War I (1917-1918) ...
- World War II (1941-1945) ...
- Korean War (1950-1953)
American Civil War (1861–1865)
This war was the deadliest in American history.... see more ›
The first armed conflict in history recorded by eyewitnesses was the Battle of Megiddo in 1479 BCE between Thutmose III (r. 1458-1425 BCE) of Egypt and an alliance of former Egyptian territories under the leadership of the King of Kadesh.... see more ›
The military history of Europe during the 19th century is ground well trodden at the chronological ends, the Napoleonic Wars (1800–1815) at one end and the Wars of German Unification (1864–1871) and Wars of Imperialism at the other.... view details ›