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Wars and Conflicts involving the nation of Honduras.

The Soccer War (1969)--A short war between El Salvador and Honduras. Though this war is commonly called The Soccer War or The Football War, the true reason for the hostility between these Central American countries ran far deeper. El Salvador, which has a much larger population than Honduras was very unhappy with how Salvadoran migrant workers in Honduras were treated, especially after Honduras began expelling thousands of Salvadoran illegal immigrants in the late 1960s.

 

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Secondary Wars and Atrocities of the Twentieth Century

Soccer War 1969

Football War-Wikipedia