UK’s century of continuous conflict

Guardian had put together an interactive timeline of Britain’s 100 years of conflict. It shows that the UK has been at wars or involved in military conflicts with at least one other country/opposing group every year since 1914.

100 years of war

This is in addition to the revelation in 2012 that only 22 countries in the world have not been invaded by Britain in its history.

BRITAIN wars map
21 of the 22 countries that have not been invaded by Britain (Telegraph)

Stuart Laycock claimed in his book All the Countries We’ve Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To that Britain has invaded all but 22 countries of almost 200 countries in the world.

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