Where did the soviet war in Afghanistan occur in the 1980's?
In small soviet controlled cities outside of the mountains grasp.
The Soviet Union fought a war in Afghanistan as an ally of the then Afghan government. The United States armed the Islamist insurgents in alliance with Pakistan.
because they were made at each other
Soviet war in Afghanistan happened on 1979-12-24.
The soviet afghanistan war started because the Soviet Union wanted to take the oil from afghanistan and keep it to themselved, and also to spread the soviet power.
The war was between the former Soviet Union and Afghanistan, started when the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979.
al-Qaeda was founded in the late 1980s as a backlash to the Soviet war in Afghanistan. It was started by militants such as Osama bin Laden and Abdullah Azzam. Their goal was the spread of Islam.
Soviet War in Afghanistan (USA and the terrorists versus the Soviet Union and Afghanistan) 1,500,000 deaths 1979-1989 Afghanistan War (USA versus the Taliban) 80,000 deaths 2001- so far
what country fought a war with Afghanisstan from 1979 through the late 1980s?
First of all, the Taliban didn't exist until 1994. Some of the Afghan rebels whom the U.S. aided in the 1980s did have a similar Islamist mentality and some would go on to be supporters of the Taliban, but it's not technically accurate to call them the Taliban. In the 1980s, the Soviet Union was fighting a war to prop up a communist regime in Afghanistan. As per the framework of the Cold War, the… Read More
The Soviet Union invading Afghanistan is what ended detente between the Soviet Union and the United States. The Soviet war in Afghanistan began in 1979.
Yes, with the Soviet War, No with the US war.
The Soviet Afghan War killed an estimated 1,000,000 civilians.
The mujaheddin won the war with assistance from the US
The Soviet army entered Afghanistan in Dec 25, 1979. ^^^^^ This answer is incorrect, the Soviet army actually entered Afghanistan on the 24th of December 1979. ^^^^^ This answer is also incorrect, the Soviet Army actually invaded Afghanistan on December 27th 1979.
the afghans won with with belief
One might say there's been one continuous war since 1978. Mainly, there's the communist revolution in 1978, a war between the Soviet Union and anti-communist rebels in the 1980s, a civil war in the 1990s, and the U.S.-led war in the 2000s.
About 1 million.
On Shail's belly in India
The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan was the reason for the end of the Cold War.
The 1979 Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan.
As the Taliban insurgents are taking refuge in a lawless land of Afghanistan. Countries have had war there but retreated back, like the soviet Union.
The United States
The main goal of the Soviet Union when it invaded Afghanistan was to protect the Communist government from a revolt. The war began on December 24, 1979.
The Makarov pistol was invented in 1951 by Russia and Soviet Union. This pistol was used in both the Soviet war in Afghanistan and in the Vietnam war.
The Soviet Union collapsed while their forces were still fighting in Afghanistan. The new government in Moscow made the decision to withdraw. I did not see it myself, but I was told that the Soviet commander in Afghanistan got out of his vehicle at the border and waited until he was the last one, and then he walked across.and after the soviet was gone the US lost interest in the unstable country and left it… Read More
The Soviet war in Afghanistan, also known as the Soviet-Afghan War, was a nine-year conflict involving Soviet forces supporting the Marxist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) government against the mujahideen resistance. The latter group found support from a variety of sources including the United States, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and other Muslim nations in the context of the Cold War. This conflict was concurrent to the 1979 Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War. Initially Soviet… Read More
Overview of Cause: Soviet Expansion Perception of Muslim Regimes (Iran) Instability of Afghanistan US Soviet Competition during Cold War Warm Water Port on Indian Ocean (continued conquest as Afghanistan is landlocked) Betrayl of Ancient Relationship Ethnic divisions within Afghanistan
How could the soviet Afghanistan war escalate into a hot war i need this answored like now im in the sciance lab for world history?
1. There is no Soviet Union, and there hasn't been for 20 years. 2. If there was "shooting" in Afghanistan, then it was a hot war. 3. Cold War=No Shooting 4. Hot War=Is Shooting
This appellation came from the fact that the Soviet-Afghanistan War of 1979-1989 was a war in which many Soviet troops, trying to prop up a pro-Soviet government, died in a foreign land (Afghanistan) opposed by rebel insurgents (Mujahedin). This was very similar to the US experience in the Second Indochinese War (called the Vietnam War in the USA), where many US troops, trying to prop up a pro-US government, died in a foreign land (Vietnam)… Read More
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The Soviet Afghan War killed an estimated 1,000,000 civilians.
United Kingdom: in the Third Anglo-Afghan War May 6, 1919 - August 8, 1919 as well as the current war in Afghanistan Soviet Union: from December 27, 1979-February 15, 1989 United States: from October 7, 2001 to present Germany: Current War in Afghanistan France: Current War in Afghanistan Italy: current War in Afghanistan Canada: current war in Afghanistan Poland: Current war in Afghanistan Netherlands: Current war in Afghanistan Turkey: Current War in Afghanistan Australia: Current… Read More
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As many as 1 million civilians.
From 27 December 1979 to 15 February 1989.
The Soviet Union intervened in Afghanistan 27 December 1979 - 15 February 1989 .
it brought them a step closer to ending the war.
An estimated 1 million Afghan civilians were killed.
Throughout the ages, Afghanistan has been no stranger to war. The current war in Afghanistan is preceded by the eleven-year Afghan Civil War between the Taliban and the US-backed Northern Alliance (aka the United Front). Before that, the Soviet-Afghan War lasted for ten years. Before that, Great Britain invaded Afghanistan nine times. No one can say when Afghanistan will ever know peace again.
The Cold War led the Soviet Union and Afghanistan to actual fighting.
The Soviet Union (USSR) fought a ten-year war in Afghanistan against the Mujahideen who were covertly supported by the US. This war has been called Russia's Vietnam.
Well, this is kind of difficult to answer, but it has to do with the situation in Afghanistan before the war. I strongly recommend to you that you google 'soviet invasion of afghanistan' and click on the fourth result. It is a GREAT source; I just used nearly all of its information as a springboard for an essay this week. :)
Korean war & the Vietnam war. There was also the Cold War. Also the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Long, frustrating, and the Soviets withdrew. Other than that they were about as similar as the Boer War and WWI. The USSR didn't have to contend with combating another air force, navy, or army in Afghanistan; the US did.
The main similarity between the US War in Vietnam and the Soviet War in Afghanistan was that these were wars that were badly executed by the superpower to support a puppet regime in that country that eventually fell after the superpower lost numerous casualties from a guerrilla insurgency supported by the other superpower.
Official US version: For Iraq to find weapons of mass destruction (actually for Iraqi oil). In Afghanistan to defeat Soviet Union from expansion.
Well the Soviet Union was the main group that took over Afghanistan. They took control of it as sort of an outpost for the Cold War.
the movement of Soviet troops to Afghanistan