Military History of Uganda

The military history of Uganda begins with actions before the conquest of the country by the British Empire. After the British conquered the country, there were various actions, including in 1887, and independence was granted in 1962. After independence, Uganda was plagued with a series of conflicts, most rooted in the problems caused by colonialism. Like many African nations, Uganda had to endure a series of Civil Wars and coups. In recent years the Uganda People's Defence Force has become involved in peacekeeping operations for the African Union and the United Nations.

Read more about Military History Of UgandaPre-colonial Uganda, Colonial Period (1894-1962), Early Independent Uganda (1963-1970), Under Idi Amin (1971-1979), Disunity and The Ugandan Bush War (1979-1986)

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