The War of the Pacific

April 5, 1879 – October 20, 1883

Chile vs Bolivia & Peru

Guerra del Pacífico


Index of




  Causes of the War  


   Bolivia Declares War   


   Battle of Topáter

March 23, 1879


The War at Sea

 The Chilean Navy

Huáscar's Exploits


The Land War

 The Battle of Arica  

 The march on Lima

 Death of Juan Fanning

Occupation of Peru

Long-term consequences of the war


Timeline of the War of the Pacific


War of the Pacific Links