Template:Infobox military conflict/doc

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Paroyan Revolutionary War
Part of the Paroyan Revolution
ParoyFlag.png
Flag of Paroy
Date1 January 1001 – 31 December 2015
LocationUnited States of Paroy, parts of Ingerland
16.05°S, 29.46°E
ResultParoyan victory
Territorial changesIngerland loses United States of Paroy, Republic of Nissony west of Batesville to Independent States of Paroy
Belligerents
UnitedStatesOfParoy.png Veronan Colonies (before 1733)
IndependentStatesOfParoyFlag.png Independent States of Paroy (after 1733)
Ingerland-flag.png Ingerland
  • Paroyan Loyalists
Commanders and leaders
IndependentStatesOfParoyFlag.png J. Doe 
IndependentStatesOfParoyFlag.png L. Moe
IndependentStatesOfParoyFlag.png J. Loe
Ingerland-flag.png J. Doe (POW)
Ingerland-flag.png L. Moe
Ingerland-flag.png J. Loe
Strength
ISP:
64,000 (Average)
4,500 Paroyan Navy sailors
21 other ships (active at some point during the war)

Native allies:
7,800 (total number that served)
Ingerland:
Army:
51,640 (Average)
Navy:
53 ships (at height in 1730)
4,800 Sailors

Loyalist forces:
14,800 (total number that served)
Casualties and losses
ISP:
5,700 killed in battle
10.000–35.000 dead from all causes
2,400 dead in captivity
Ingerland:
8,650 killed in battle
9,500 died from disease
1,840 dead in captivity
At least 48,000 dead from all causes

Loyalist forces:
7,500 killed in battle, 1,500 executed

Usage

On OGF we have many countries with a history. Those histories often consists of conflicts, wars, revolutions, or some battles that have changed the country's form in a certain way. This infobox is made for anybody who likes to give more information about such an event on it's own wiki page. This military conflict infobox may be used to summarize information about a particular military conflict (a battle, campaign, war, or group of related wars) in a standard manner. Please mind it's for military conflicts only.

Please mind that this infobox is a first version and that things might change quickly in the nearby future. At the moment, a lot of HTML code is used to make up the boxes. Since not all of you know HTML very well, I will try to completely avoid any use of it in the infobox. The parameters will most likely stay the same. The use of this infobox is currently at your own risk.

Syntax

The infobox should be added as shown below:

{{Infobox military conflict
| conflict    =    <!--name of the battle, war or other conflict-->
| boxwidth    =    <!--width of the infobox-->
| partof      =    <!--the larger conflict containing the event described in the article-->
| image       =    <!--image file-->
| caption     =    <!--image caption-->
| start_date  =    <!--date or start date-->
| end_date    =    <!--end date - DO NOT USE if end_date is the same as start_date!!-->
| location    =    <!--location-->
| coordinates =    <!--textual coordinates of location-->
| map_link    =    <!--map url of coordinates location-->
| territory   =    <!--changes in territory control during conflict - KEEP IT SHORT!-->
| action      =   <!--optional, short description of modus operandi-->
| result      =    <!--e.g. "X victory", "Decisive X victory" or "Inconclusive", details in a list with *-->
| status      =    <!--status of conflict - ONLY USE if conflict is ongoing, DO NOT USE when result is set-->
| combatants_header =    <!--sets the header text for the combatants section-->
| combatant1  =    <!--party participating in the conflict, most often countries, see parameter section-->
| combatant2  =    <!--party participating in the conflict, most often countries, see parameter section-->
| commander1  =    <!--commanders of the military forces involved - FOR WARS, only notable leaders!-->
| commander2  =    <!--commanders of the military forces involved - FOR WARS, only notable leaders!-->
| units1      =    <!--units or formations involved-->
| units2      =    <!--units or formations involved-->
| strength1   =    <!--numerical strength of the units involved-->
| strength2   =    <!--numerical strength of the units involved-->
| casualties1 =    <!--casualties suffered, including dead, wounded, missing, captured, and civilian deaths-->
| casualties2 =    <!--casualties suffered, including dead, wounded, missing, captured, and civilian deaths-->
| notes       =    <!--further notes - this should only be used in exceptional circumstances-->
}}

Parameters

  • conflict – the name of the conflict being described (e.g. "Paroyan Revolutionary War" or "World War I").
  • boxwidth - optional - the width of the infobox, e.g. "400px"; standard is "320px".
  • partofoptional – the larger conflict containing the event described in the article. For battles or campaigns, this should be the war during which the event takes place. For particularly large wars, this may include a theatre. For wars, the parameter may be used to link to a larger group of wars (e.g. the Paroyan Revolutionary War to the Paroyan Revolution). It may be necessary to insert "the" before the name of the war for proper grammar.
  • imageoptional – an image for the warbox. The image must be given like "Example.png"; size is automatically adjusted to maximum because of boxwidth, and please don't use thumb since it won't fit the infobox
  • captionoptional – the text to be placed below the image.
  • start_dateoptional – the start date the conflict described. Convention is to give the actual date for battles and the years for wars, but this does not always apply.
  • end_dateoptional – the end date the conflict described. When duration is one day, just enter start_date and leave end_date blank.
  • place – the location of the conflict. For conflicts covering a wide area, a general description (e.g. "Kalm", or "Uletha", or "Worldwide") may be used.
  • coordinatesoptional – the location of the structure, given as a coordinate pair, e.g. "16.05°S, 29.46°E", a better solution may be found in the future)
  • map_linkoptional – the link to the OGF map, just paste the full url of the coordinates and you're good to go.
  • territoryoptional – any changes in territorial control as a result of the conflict; this should not be used for overly lengthy descriptions of the peace settlement.
  • actionoptional – In case of Coup d'État, short description of modus operandi, e.g. "...marched over the city...", "...dissolving the Congress of the Republic...", "...take the government hostage ...", "...put the country under military control ...", etc.
  • resultoptional – this parameter may use one of several standard terms: "X victory", "Decisive X victory" or "Inconclusive". The choice of term should reflect what the sources say. In cases where the standard terms do not accurately describe the outcome, a link to the section of the article where the result is discussed in detail (such as "See the 'Aftermath' section") should be used instead of introducing non-standard terms like "marginal" or "tactical" or contradictory statements like "decisive tactical victory but strategic defeat". It is better to omit this parameter altogether than to engage in speculation about which side won or by how much.
  • statusoptional – for ongoing conflicts, the current status of the conflict. This should not be used if a final result (above) is provided.
  • combatants_headeroptional – sets the header text for the combatants section. Default is "Belligerents". In case of Coup d'État, use "Government-Insurgents"
  • combatant1/combatant2optional – the parties participating in the conflict. This is most commonly the countries whose forces took part in the conflict; however, larger groups (such as alliances or international organizations) or smaller ones (such as particular units, formations, or groups) may be indicated if doing so improves reader understanding. When there is a large number of participants, it may be better to list only the three or four major groups on each side of the conflict, and to describe the rest in the body of the article. Use <br> to enter new rule, make use of the country templates for flags (e.g. {{Latina}}. Don't use bullets if it is not a subparty!
  • commander1/commander2optional – the commanders of the military forces involved. For battles, this should include military commanders (and other officers as necessary). For wars, only prominent or notable leaders should be listed, with an upper limit of about seven per combatant column recommended. Ranks and position titles should be omitted. The {{KIA}} and {{POW}} templates may be included immediately after the names of commanders who were killed in action or surrendered and were taken prisoner, respectively.
  • units1/units2optional – the units or formations involved. If a large number of distinct formations is present, it may be better to reference an order of battle in the body of the article than to include the entire list in this field.
  • strength1/strength2optional – the numerical strength of the units involved.
  • casualties1/casualties2optional – casualties suffered, including dead, wounded, missing, captured, and civilian deaths. Terms such as "dead" (or "killed"), "wounded", or "captured" should be used in place of abbreviations such as "KIA" or "POW".
  • notesoptional – optional field for further notes; this should only be used in exceptional circumstances.