Sunday, 4 November 2012

So Much To Do, So Little Time...

The Daily Telegraph is reporting on a new book by Stuart Laycock, All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To.

In it Laycock has worked his way around the globe, through each country alphabetically, researching its history to establish whether, at any point, they have experienced an incursion by Britain  He claims that of the 200 countries, only 22 haven't had some sort of attack by British forces.

Those (as yet) untouched are
  • Andorra
  • Belarus
  • Bolivia
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo, Republic of
  • Guatemala
  • Ivory Coast
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Paraguay
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Sweden
  • Tajikistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vatican City

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