Chicago Tribune Lists 10 Lesser-Known Conflicts

The war between an army of Irish Americans and the British Empire, known as the Fenian Raids is just one of the many forgotten wars discussed in this weekend's Chicago Tribune.

The war between an army of Irish Americans and the British Empire, known as the Fenian Raids, is just one of the many forgotten wars discussed in this weekend’s Chicago Tribune.

If you’re a fan of this blog, then you’d probably enjoy an article from this weekend’s Chicago Tribune.

The piece, entitled Ten Things You Might Not Know About: Obscure Wars by Mark Jacob and Stephan Benzkofer lists ten lesser-known conflicts from history.

Many, like the French Quasi War, the Fenian Raids, the War of the Oaken Bucket and the French Pastry War, you may have already read about on this very blog. But what about the so called Milk War, the Honey War and the curiously named Jaybird Woodpecker War? The article explores all of these odd and forgotten conflicts from history and others.

It’s certainly worth a look.

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