Zanzibar, the shortest war in history

  The real, unique "blitzkrieg" in history? No, not the one in Israel which lasted 6 days. There is an even shorter one: the 44-minute war of Zanzibar. Also known as the "British-Zanzibaran war", this battle started and ended on August 27th, 1896. It was the time of the Sultanate of Zanzibar which had become [...]
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