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The shortest war in history ended after 38 minutes

The shortest war in history ended after 38 minutes

August 25, 2013 4:20 pm0 comments

The world’s shortest war in history (also listed in the Guinness World Records book) took place in the year 1896 (August the 27th), between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar.
It began because the British authorities preferred a sultan who was more favorable to British interests, but a different sultan took the crown, after the British ultimatum expired, the British gathered cruisers, gunboats & 150 marines in the harbor, and attacked the sultan, who surrendered after 38 minutes of battle…

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Source>> Wikipedia – Anglo-Zanzibar War

Anglo Zanzibar War Anglo Zanzibar War

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