History -- Military history
Military history is the recording (in writing or otherwise) of the events in the history of Man that fall within the category of "conflict". This may range from a dispute between two tribes that come to blow over a plot of land, to a world war.
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"Conventional" warfare involves well-identified, armed soldiers fighting one another in a relatively open and straightforward way.
"Unconventional", or Asymmetric warfare, involves guerrilla, insurgency, and terrorist tactics. This type of warfare has a longer history than most people imagine.