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Previous

Vietnam War, Cold War

Concurrent

Falklands War

name
Beginning

September 17th, 1972 (de facto)

August 11th, 1983 (officially)

End

January 10th, 1985

Place
  • Europe
  • The Americas
  • Southeast Asia
  • Middle East
  • Russia
Outcome
  • Treaty of Madrid (1987)
  • Tensions in the Middle East cease
  • Israel in control of Southern Lebanon until 1989
Major battles
  • Second Battle of Quang Tri
  • Operation Hound
  • Invasion of Europe
Combatants
  • NATO
    • Flag of the United States.svg United States of America
    • Union Jack United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
    • Mapleleaf Canada
    • French Flag France
    • German flag West Germany
    • 800px-Flag of Norway svg Norway
    • Dannebrog Denmark
    • Belgianflag Belgium
    • Netherlands Netherlands
    • Turkey
    • Greece
  • Flag of Israel svg Israel
  • Pre 1979 Iran Iran
  • Southvietnam Republic of Vietnam
  • Southkorea Republic of Korea
  • Mujahideen Mujahideen
  • Warsaw Pact
    • USSRflag Soviet Union
    • Flag of Poland People's Republic of Poland
    • East German Flag East Germany
    • Czechoslovakian flag Czechoslovakia
    • PRHungary People's Republic of Hungary
    • PRBulgaria People's Republic of Bulgaria
    • SRRomania Socialist Republic of Romania
    • SPRAlbania Socialist People's Republic of Albania
  • 800px-Flag of Syria svg Syria
  • 1963Iraqiflag Iraq
  • NVFlag North Vietnam
    • VCFlag Viet Cong
  • Lao flag People's Democratic Republic of Laos
  • Communist Cambodia Cambodia
  • Cubaflag Republic of Cuba
  • Dprkflag Democratic People's Republic of North Korea


Commanders
  • Flag of the United States.svgGen. Richard Wayne
  • Union JackMaj.Gen. Edmund Lyles
  • Union JackAdmiral Ebenezer Massingberd
  • Mapleleaf Col. James Worth
  • German flag Lt.Gen. Franz Baumann
  • French Flag Gen. François Charpentier
  • Netherlands Lt.Col. Martijn De Smet
  • Belgianflag Lt.Col. Sebastiaan Van Maele
  • Flag of Israel svg Gen. David Berkowitz
  • Southkorea Lt.Gen. Park Chong-Rhee
  • Southvietnam Gen. Dinh Bai Nguyen
  • Mujahideen Ahmad Shāh Massoud
  • USSRflagField Marshal Alexei Fiyalkovski
  • Flag of Poland Gen. Jakub Włodzław Róg
  • East German Flag Maj.Gen. Dietmar Vorstadt (Defected in 1985)
  • Czechoslovakian flag Col. Anton L'ubomír Smid
  • PRHungaryBrigadier Viktor Sörös
  • PRBulgaria Lt.Gen. Rayko Lazarev
  • SRRomania Gen. Iulian Albescu
  • SPRAlbania Lt.Gen. Ylli Baris
  • Cmdr. Khalid Al-Ajam
  • Cmdr. Hasim El-Ashem
  • Field Marshal Minh Hung Trận
  • Lt.Gen. Ouch Naroeung
  • Col. Kham Dao Kim
  • Prime Minister Fidel Castro
  • Supreme Leader Kim Il-Sung



World War III was a conflict set during the second half of the 20th Century between the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc.

Timeline of Events

1972

  • September: North Vietnamese Army push into South Vietnam and take Saigon.
  • US Forces push the NVA back to the established DMZ.
  • Soviet troops are deployed into Vietnam, presence is substantial.
  • October: North Vietnamese troops capture Saigon with assistance of the Red Army. The US retreats South.
  • The NVA disembarks in the island of Java in Indonesia. Australian troops are deployed in.
  • Java is retaken by Australian and American troops, the NVA retreats to Vietnam.

1983

  • August: Soviet forces punch through Berlin, the West German Army faces massive opposition from Russian and East German troops.
  • US troops stationed in Germany respond. West Berlin falls under the hands of the Eastern Bloc.
  • West German, French, English and Belgian troops are deployed in Germany, they fight Soviet troops along the border in Northeastern Bavaria.
  • The Europeans manage to punch through the border and retake Southern Thuringia.
  • US troops arrive to assist the Europeans in East Germany, the Soviet Union calls the Warsaw Pact members to assist.
  • Bulgarian, Hungarian and Romanian troops push into Thuringia. The Western European armies are forced to push back.
  • September: The Western Bloc attacks through the Mediterranean, Romania and Albania have no chance to counter.
  • US troops severe the supply route running from Moscow to East Germany, thus affecting the effectiveness of the Eastern Bloc.
  • The Eastern Forces retreat from Germany. British forces advance to Czechoslovakia.
  • Czechoslovakia is gained by NATO, American forces set an airbase in Bratislava.
  • Soviet forces in Poland strike Czechoslovakia, American troops respond, the airbase in Bratislava is heavily damaged by the air raids.
  • September: Israel is attacked by Syrian and Iraqi forces. Israel responds, the Siege of Bethlehem begins.
  • War in Europe ends after a long siege, the border established before the war is restored. NATO forces arrive to support Israeli troops in Bethlehem, Iranian troops also support Israel.
  • Soviet and Bulgarian troops support the Syrian-Iraqi forces in Bethlehem.
  • Iraqi troops regain Bethlehem with the help of Soviet forces.
  • North Korean and North Vietnamese troops invade Malaysia and Thailand respectively. US and French troops are deployed to respond.
  • The Siege of Bangkok begins after being invaded by North Vietnamese troops.
  • Siege of Kuala Lumpur begins, both US and UK troops fight the vast North Korean army.
  • Soviet forces, along with Iraq and Syria, defeat Israel and Iran on the Siege of Bethlehem.
  • October: Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok are occupied by North Korea and North Vietnam. North Vietnamese forces advance westwards while North Korean troops cross the Indian Ocean to disembark in Iran.
  • Imperial Iranian forces along with British and French forces defend the Southern Iranian coastline, without expecting an attack from Iraq.
  • Iraqi forces and North Koreans occupy important oil supplies for Iran, thus affecting the effectiveness of Iranian forces.
  • The Eastern Bloc forces attack the Suez Canal, maritime traffic is halted for a month, skyrocketing prices of merchandise worldwide.
  • Iraq is defeated with help of West Germany in Iran. West German forces occupy Iraqi Kurdistan.
  • North Korean forces retreat from Iran and move towards Africa.
  • A combined task force of NATO forces is deployed in Suez. A naval battle begins.
  • While the West maintains air dominance in the battle of the Suez canal, Soviet and Eastern forces prevent the access of any other ships into the Mediterranean.
  • November

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