How Long Was the Hundred Years' War?

One hundred seventeen years, to be precise. And you thought the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan were never-ending—although at this rate, they might be. Iraq has now outlasted World War II, while in March Afghanistan will edge out Vietnam as the longest American war ever.

Civil War
3 years, 11 months, 29 days
April 12, 1861–April 9, 1865

World War I
4 years, 3 months, 15 days
July 28, 1914–Nov. 11, 1918

World War II
6 years, 2 days
Sept. 1, 1939–Sept. 2, 1945

Six-Day War
6 days
June 5–10, 1967

Gulf War
1 month, 13 days
Jan. 16, 1991–Feb. 28, 1991

Iraq War
6 years, 6 months, 9 days
March 20, 2003–Sept. 28, 2009
(And counting)

American Revolution
8 years, 4 months, 16 days
April 19, 1775–Sept. 3, 1783

Vietnam War
8 years, 5 months, 21 days
Aug. 7, 1964–Jan. 27, 1973

War in Afghanistan
7 years, 11 months, 22 days
Oct. 7, 2001–Sept. 28, 2009
(And counting)

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