Battles A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States

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List of United States battles in the Cold War, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Cold War involving the United States is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Cold War battles that involved Cold War you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

List includes Korean War, Vietnam War and more.

This list answers the question, "What Cold War battles was United States involved in?"

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Angolan Civil War is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States
Angola - The Angolan Civil War was a major civil conflict in the African state of Angola, beginning in 1975 and continuing, with some interludes, until 2002. The war began immediately after Angola became ...more

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Bay of Pigs Invasion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States
Bay of Pigs - The Bay of Pigs Invasion, known in Latin America as Invasión de Playa Girón, was a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the CIA-sponsored paramilitary group Brigade 2506 ...more

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Greek Civil War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States
Greece - The Greek Civil War was fought from 1946–49 between the Greek government army—backed by Great Britain and the United States—and the Democratic Army of Greece, the military branch of the Greek ...more

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Hukbalahap Rebellion is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States
Central Luzon, Philippines - The Hukbalahap Rebellion was a rebellion staged by former Hukbalahap or Hukbo ng Bayan Laban sa Hapon soldiers against the Philippine government. It started in during the Japanese occupation of ...more

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Korean War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States
Korea - The Korean War was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also ...more

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United States invasion of Pana... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States
Panama - The United States Invasion of Panama, code-named Operation Just Cause, was the invasion of Panama by the United States in December 1989. It occurred during the administration of U.S. President ...more

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United States occupation of th... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - The second United States occupation of the Dominican Republic, code named "Operation Power Pack", began when the U.S. Marine Corps entered Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on April ...more

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Vietnam War is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list A List of the Cold War Battles Involving United States
Southeast Asia - The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in ...more