Saturday, June 9, 2018

"Every Country Invaded by France"

Invaded is such a harsh word. Let's say "visited".

From Brilliant Maps:

Every Country Invaded by France
I'm not sure what's going on with Greenland.
The map above shows just about every country that has been invaded by France one way or another.
The various ways include:
  • Invaded
  • Colonised
  • Former part of an invaded country
  • Fought against but did not invade
  • Fought on the territory but not against the country
  • Airstrikes without land troops
  • Temporary Settlement/occupation
As with any map of this type the terms and timelines are highly subjective. And misses several countries, for example: