East Asia 1900
Battle of Peking
The Chinese Empire considered the Eight-Nation intervention to suppress the Boxer Rebellion a violation of its sovereignty and declared war ...
East Asia 1917
Yuan Shikai's successor, Duan Qirui, failed to retake the south or rein in the growing power of rival factions ...
East Asia 1920
Since 1917, Duan Qirui and his Anhui clique had dominated the Chinese government. However Duan's dependence on Japan had ...
Southern Asia 1920
At the end of World War I, Syria had been divided between the French on the coast and the Arabs ...
Battle of Warsaw
In the west, the Soviets had beaten back a Polish invasion of the Ukraine and reached the gates of Warsaw ...