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This page is
designed for students and researchers needing information on the wars
and conflicts of France from the end of World War I in 1918 to the
beginning of World War II in 1939. In this inter-war period, France
engaged mainly, but not exclusively, in conflicts related to
maintaining her colonial empire. France also acted in attempts to
contain Germany and the Communist Soviet Union. To access specific
wars or conflicts, click on the blue links.
in the Russian Civil War
( 1918-1921 )
War (aka-Abd el-Krim Revolt)
Conquest of Syria
World War I, the French military controlled and administered the
city of Memel on behalf of the wartime Allies, in the Baltic
Region. Lithuanian residents rebelled against the French army on
January 11, 1923. Troops from Lithuania joined the rebels and
seized control of the city. The Allies accepted this takeover, and
Memel in effect became part of Lithuania.
Druse Revolt 1925-1927
ROUNDTABLE REVIEW:The French Empire between the Wars and during
the Vichy Regime
A Vietnamese peasant revolt with backing and support from the
underground Vietnamese Communist Party. French forces suppressed
the local soviets (A soviet is a council of peasants, workers or
soldiers in a socialist or revolutionary form of government) which
formed in local villages. Many of these revolutionaries were
arrested and at least 80 were executed by the colonial government.
link on this war.).
See also The
Wars of Vietnam.
9, 1930) A
rebellion launched by the Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang, (VNQDD --
Vietnamese Nationalist Party--See
began as a planned mutiny of native Vietnamese troops in the Yen
and Bai garrisons. Other attacks on Son Tay and Lam Thu failed.
The French suppressed the uprising, arresting executing many VNQDD
leaders. Several villages were bombed and shelled by French
link). See also
Wars of Vietnam.