Anglo-Zanzibar War

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The Anglo-Zanzibar War was a war fought between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar Sultanate on 27 August 1896. The war lasted 38 to 45 minutes. This was the shortest war in history.[1]

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  1. Editor-in-chief, Craig Glenday (2007), Guinness World Records 2008, London: Guinness World Records, p. 118, ISBN 978-1-904994-19-0CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link).