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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 11 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 11 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 11, 2018

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1932: Japanese troops bombed 19 U.S. Marines. Afterwards, the Japanese apologize for it, as the bombing was meant to target the Chinese and not the Americans

1942: In Singapore, battle of Bukit Timak, won by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bukit_Timah
http://historycontroversy.blogspot.fr/2007/11/battle-for-bukit-timah-in-context.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gZBJ1dB55s

1964: After France established official relations with the PRC, The Republic of China (Taiwan) breaks off diplomatic relations with France

1973: First release of American prisoners of war from Vietnam
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0212.html#article

1974: Violent bombardment of Phnom Penh by the Khmer rouge,140 dead and 250 wounded

2013: The US military has started to withdraw equipment from Afghanistan through Pakistan ahead of next year’s deadline for combat troops to leave the war against the Taliban, an official said

2014: China and Taiwan hold their first official talks in more than six decades, agreeing to open representative offices in a two-hour meeting hailed by both sides as a new chapter in their relationship.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10631210/China-and-Taiwan-plan-to-open-offices-after-first-official-talks.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-26129171
http://www.euronews.com/2014/02/11/china-and-taiwan-begin-historic-high-level-talks/

2014: Taiwan’s defence minister is visiting Singapore to shore up military relations which were reportedly damaged after his predecessor’s visit in 2012 was publicly disclosed
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1426010/taiwan-defence-minister-visiting-singapore-says-military-source

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/2410390