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List of conflicts in the United States is a timeline of events that includes Indian wars, battles, skirmishes, major terrorist attacks, massacres, and other related items that have occurred in the United States's geographical area, including overseas territories since 1776.

18th century[]

Nineteenth century[]

Twentieth century[]

  • 1914-1918 World War I
    • 1914 - A Japanese fleet captured the Mariana Islands from Germany without any loss of life. This is notable as the only land action fought during World War I that took place on what is now U.S. soil (Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands).
    • 1916 German saboteurs destroy ammunition in Jersey City to be used by the Allied forces. The ensuing explosion sends shockwaves through the New York area and kills 7.
    • 1918 German submarine SM U-156 attacks the port of Orleans, Massachusetts on July 21, sinking several small vessels, in an action which became known as the Bombardment of Orleans.
  • 1916 Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa leads a night raid on the New Mexico border town of Columbus.
  • 1941-1945 World War II

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