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Welcome to the South American military history task force! If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, please ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

The coordinators of the Military history WikiProject can be contacted here.

Scope edit

This task force covers the military histories of all South American groups and states, as well as military activity in this region by outside powers. It also includes all of the military units, such as ships, that fought under the flags of countries within the task force's scope.

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding South-American-task-force=yes or South-American=y to the {{WPMILHIST}} project banner at the top of its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax). This will automatically place it into Category:South American military history task force articles.

Participants edit

If you approach anyone from this list for advice or help, please check their contributions first to check if they've edited recently. This list may contain people who have not edited Wikipedia in a long time.

  1. Andres rojas22 (talk · contribs) (Interest mostly on XIX century wars in the region.)
  2. Asiaticus (talk · contribs) Arauco War
  3. Dafranca (talk · contribs) (Military Aircrafts)
  4. DagosNavy (talk · contribs) (Falklands War)
  5. DPdH (talk · contribs) (Argentinian Armed Forces, South American Independence wars, South American participation in WW2, Falklands/Malvinas War)
  6. FredModulars (talk · contribs) (Vargas Era)
  7. MarshalN20 (talk · contribs) (War of the Pacific)
  8. SqueakBox (talk · contribs) (Falklands War)
  9. The ed17 (talk · contribs) (South American dreadnoughts)
  10. José Galindo (talk · contribs) (Mexican military history)

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Article statistics edit

The table to the right shows the current article assessment statistics for this task force.

A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

With most of our articles assessed as Stub- or Start-Class, there's a lot of work to be done. However, we also have a number of good, A-Class, and featured articles, which have been assessed as amongst the best Wikipedia has to offer. These article serve as a yardstick for what can be achieved and should be aimed for, and can provide ideas about how to write an article and what sources to consult; they are listed below:

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South American military history task force assessment statistics


Open tasks edit

Attention needed referencing and citation (2,283) • coverage and accuracy (1,917) • structure (462) • grammar (111) • supporting materials (282)
Popular pages
Full list
Cleanup needed
Francisco de Miranda (referencing)
Requested articles
Association of Farmers and Ranchers of the Middle MagdalenaCacapolTucayana Amazonas InsurgencyArmy of Marshal LópezBattle of La HogazaBattle of La Puerta (1818)Military of Costa Rica (currently redirect)
Expansion needed
Battle of Arroyo GrandeWar of the RepubliquetasGreat Siege of MontevideoBattle of Montevideo (1843)Psychological Operations in Guerrilla WarfareSearch BlocDaniel Florence O'Leary
Images needed
José Naranjo (scout)
Merging needed
Add an article here!
Citations needed
Battle of TacuaríRebellion of Túpac Amaru IISandinista National Liberation FrontMilitary history of South AmericaJoaquim Marques Lisboa, Marquis of Tamandaré
Translation needed
es:Combate de Llochegua (21 de julio de 2017)es:Tiroteo de Lima de 2017es:Atentado de Churcampa de 2017es:Emboscada de Anco (2018)es:Combate de Vizcatán del Ene (2018)es:Ataque al fuerte de Paramacayes:Ocupación filipina de las islas del Mar de la China Meridionales:Incidente del MV Morning Gloryes:Combate de Sabzakes:Ataques a las estaciones policiales en Colombia de 2018

Article alerts edit

Proposed deletions

  • 09 Jun 2024 – Buzo Tactico Assault Vest (talk · edit · hist) was PRODed by Schützenpanzer (t · c): No significant coverage or really any coverage at all exists for this, so it does not meet WP:GNG. No other language pages, provided references are just drawings.

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Resources edit

  • Henderson, Peter V. N. "Border Wars in South America during the 19th Century". Oxford Research Encyclopedias. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  • Holden, Robert (2004). Armies without Nations: Public Violence and State Formation in Central America, 1821–1960. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • "Latin American History". Military History Bibliography. Oxford Research Encyclopedias. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  • "Navios de Guerra Brasileiros". Archived from the original on 14 March 2017. Retrieved 13 March 2018. – a DANFS for the Brazilian Navy. The site is in Portuguese, so use Google Translate.
  • Sater, William F. (2007). Andean Tragedy: Fighting the War of the Pacific, 1879–1884. University of Nebraska Press. ISBN 978-0-8032-4334-7.
  • Scheina, Robert (1987). Latin America: A Naval History, 1810–1987. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press.
  • Scheina, Robert (2003). Latin America's Wars. Washington, DC: Brasseys.

See also edit