South Vietnamese Civil War

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South Vietnamese Civil War
Part of the Ngô Đình Diệm Rise and Fall of the State of Vietnam

Ngo Dinh Diem in 1963
Date15 December 1955 – 1 November 1963
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Location
Result

Military Revolutionary Council and Viet Cong victory

Belligerents

Template:Country data Libya Anti-Gaddafi forces

Template:Country data Qatar[3][4][5]


Template:Country data United Nations United Nations Security Council

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Minor border clashes:
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Template:Country data Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Commanders and leaders

Template:Country data Libya Mustafa Jalil[16]
Template:Country data Libya Omar El-Hariri[17]
Template:Country data Libya Jalal al-Digheily
Template:Country data Libya Khalifa Haftar
Template:Country data Libya Abdelhakim Belhaj
Template:Country data Libya Abdul Fatah YounisTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Suleiman Mahmoud[18]
Template:Country data Libya Ali Attalah ObeidiTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Hussein DarboukTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Ali al-Sallabi
Template:Country data Libya Sadiq Al-Ghariani
Template:Country data Libya Mohammed Ali MadaniTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Osama al-Juwaili
Template:Country data Libya Daou al-Salhine al-JadakTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Mustafa Bin DardefTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi
Template:Country data Libya Ismail al-Salabi
Template:Country data Libya Abdullah Naker
Template:Country data Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Template:Country data Qatar Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah


Template:Country data NATOTemplate:Country data United States Robert Gates
Template:Country data NATOTemplate:Country data United States Leon Panetta
Template:Country data NATOTemplate:Country data United States James G. Stavridis
Template:Country data NATOTemplate:Country data United States Ralph Jodice

Template:Country data NATOTemplate:Country data Canada J.C.C. Bouchard[19]
Template:Country data Libya Muammar GaddafiTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Saif al-Islam GaddafiTemplate:POW
Template:Country data Libya Khamis GaddafiTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Mutassim GaddafiTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Abdullah Senussi
Template:Country data Libya Saadi Gaddafi
Template:Country data Libya Saif al-Arab GaddafiTemplate:KIA[20]
Template:Country data Libya Abu-Bakr Yunis JabrTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Mansour DhaoTemplate:POW
Template:Country data Libya Massoud Abdelhafid
Template:Country data Libya Mahdi al-ArabiTemplate:POW
Template:Country data Libya Ali Kanna
Template:Country data Libya Khweldi Hameidi
Template:Country data Libya Ali Sharif al-Rifi
Template:Country data Libya Tayeb El-Safi
Template:Country data Libya Ahmed al-Gaddafi al-QahsiTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Tohami Khaled
Template:Country data Libya Salih Rajab al-Mismari
Template:Country data Libya Sayyid Gaddaf al-DamTemplate:POW
Template:Country data Libya Muftah AnaqratTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Hasan al-Kabir al-Gaddafi
Template:Country data Libya Mohammed Abdullah al-SenussiTemplate:KIA
Template:Country data Libya Abdel Rahman Abdel HamidTemplate:POW
Strength

200,000 volunteers by war's end
(NTC estimate)[21]


International Forces: Numerous air and maritime forces
(see here)
20,000[22]–50,000[23] soldiers & militiamen
Casualties and losses
5,904–6,626 killed
(other estimates: see here)
3,309–4,227 soldiers killed
(other estimates: see here)
Total casualties (including civilians):
30,000+ killed[24][25]
4,000 missing[25]
50,000 wounded[26] 7,000 captured [27]
(other estimates: see here)
*Large number of loyalist or immigrant civilians, not military personnel, among those captured by rebels,[28] only an estimated minimum of 1,692+ confirmed as soldiers[29]
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