The soccer war between el salvador and Honduras?
The war wasn't a football war, it is just called that way because during that time, there was an extremely important football match that El Salvador war. It was caused mainly by the tensions between the borders of both countries. There was a great number of salvadorians living in Honduras and the salvadorian economy was better.
The war was pretty short.
Because Honduras started to steal rescources of el Salvador killing many citizen en el Salvador. The the prisedent of el Salvador declared war. 6,000 salvadorian soliders died and 8,000 Honduran soliders and 3,000 citizen in Honduras joyen to pertect their country.over the to countries el Salvador was winning it took control of 8 cities in Honduras and where part of el Salvador.but then el Salvador did not wanted to do that to take land from Honduras so they give it back.throughout history el Salvador is the only country that takes or control of another country land and give it back to be fair.el Salvador did not wanted to grow larger when they took control of lands of Honduras they just left it how god made it for them.that's why el salvador is the only contry that brought pieace in a war.
The war was about to break out before the particular incident. The condition was very critical between the two countries before this event happened. In 1950's and 60's, when El Salvador got intensely populated especially those areas that were near Honduras. The people thus started to move towards the less populated lands of Honduras. In 1960's era, Honduras military forces were ordered to drive the illegal strangers out of the country forcefully which lead to an intense massacre. El Salvador government took notice of this and tension began to build between the two countries. At San Salvador in 1969, a FIFA World cup match was being played when situation became worse because of the conflict between El Salvador and Honduras audience. The condition go on becoming more and more worse and at last El Salvador declared against Honduras on 14th July, 1969. At the end of the war, 10,000 people were killed and about 30,000 were injured and disabled.
The Football War, also known as theSoccer War or 100-hours War, was a four-day war fought by El Salvador and Honduras in 1969. Neither side won a decisive victory. The Organization of American States negotiated a cease-fire and Salvadoran troops withdrew. In 1980 the border dispute was put before the International Court of Justice. In 1992, the Court awarded most of the disputed territory to Honduras, and in 1998, Honduras and El Salvador signed a border demarcation treaty to implement the terms of that decree.
HistoryThe Pipil Indians, descendants of the Aztecs, likely migrated to the region in the 11th century. In 1525, Pedro de Alvarado, a lieutenant of Cortés's, conquered El Salvador. El Salvador, with the other countries of Central America, declared its independence from Spain on Sept. 15, 1821, and was part of a federation of Central American states until that union dissolved in 1838. For decades after its independence, El Salvador experienced numerous revolutions and wars against other Central American republics. From 1931 to 1979 El Salvador was ruled by a series of military dictatorships. In 1969, El Salvador invaded Honduras after Honduran landowners deported several thousand Salvadorans. The four-day war became known as the "football war" because it broke out during a soccer game between the two countries.
In 1969. El Salvador and Honduras in the Football War. El Salvador had P51 Mustangs and Honduras flew F4U Corsairs. The above was the last instances of fighter piston aircraft seeing combat. Most militaries continue to this day to use piston engine aircraft for certain specialist duties: transport, forward fire control, observation, COIN, and other light duties. However, even here, most are slowly being phased out in favor of the turboprop.
The Soccer War was fought between Honduras and El Salvador in 1969, when the two nations' soccer teams were playing a best-of-three playoff for the right to compete in the 1970 World Cup. The first match took place in Honduras on June 8, 1969. According to Polish journalist and author Ryszard Kapuscinski, Honduran fans rioted outside the hotel where the Salvadoran team was trying to sleep the night before the match. The Honduran team defeated the exhausted Salvadorans 1-0. A week later, the Honduran team received an even worse reception than the Salvadorans when they played the second match in El Salvador. In addition to pre-game, sleep-depriving rioting, Salvadorans taunted the Honduran team by running a dirty dish rag up the stadium flag pole normally reserved for the visiting team's colors. El Salvador won, 3-0. Anger between the two countries turned into all-out war July 14, 1969, when El Salvador's military invaded Honduras. The Salvadoran military made spectacular advances until about, oh, July 16, when it started to run out of ammo and motor fuel. Under pressure from the Organization of American States, the two nations stopped fighting on July 20, with Salvadoran forces withdrawing from most of the territory they'd captured. Most reports I've read indicate that 2,000 people died.