1st recorded inhabitants of the area were the Berbers.
Soon the area was taken over by the Carthaginians.
Romans, Vandals and Ottomans followed.
Italy took control.
Libya's coastal strip becomes a major battlefield between
the British and the Nazis as they fight for control of
the region's oil fields and the Mediterranean Sea.
Libya gets it's 'independence' from British and French.
Muammar al-Qaddafi takes power.
Libyan Air Force fights several battles w/
Air Force over their mutual border.
Libya occupies the uranium mines of northern Chad.