Little Known Conflict —- 335 Years War
30 March 1651 – 17 April 1986
Isles of Scilly (UK)
The Dutch demand reparations from Scilly for damage to the Dutch fleet during the English Civil War. When Scilly refuses the Dutch declare war.
In 1985 Historian Roy Duncan comes to the discovery that Scilly and the Netherlands are still at war. A peace treaty is formally signed in 1986.
A Mujahideen fighter poses in front of a collection of 4WD trucks used by the Afghan rebels. Having a powerful truck in nice condition makes a fighter into an important man.
(Collection of David Isby)