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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 23 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 23, 2016

1943: The US forces defeat Japanese forces in the South Pacific Tarawa atoll, opening the way to Marshall Island, US objective


http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/tarawa.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1123.html#article

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2jJjpk_-bc

1945: British Foreign Secretary Bevin urges negotiations between the Dutch and the Republic of Indonesia

1946: French Navy bombing in Haiphong, Viet Nam, kills more than 3000 civilians
http://www.truthhunter.info/history/haiphong.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiphong_incident

1971: State of emergency is proclaimed in Pakistan as Indian tanks entered East Pakistan. Start of the Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra which was a major battle fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. It took place between 23 November 1971 and 11 December

1971-11-23-battle-of-bograhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hilli
http://www.defencejournal.com/oct99/battle-hilli.htm

 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEzXV4vLOXc

1971: The representatives of the People’s Republic of China officially attend the United Nations as the only one representatives of China in lieu of The Taipei delegates

1971-11-23 RPC 1er fois ONU

2008: Pakistan is  suspended from the Commonwealth because of its imposition of emergency rule
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7108543.stm

2009: In the Philippines, 56 people are killed in an attack. The victims were part of a group of people abducted in aguindanao province by around 100 armed men
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/11/2009112485739115118.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8375588.stm

 2010: South Korea returns fire after  North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at one of its border islands,  killing two marines and two civilians
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11818005
http://www.france24.com/en/20101123-exchange-artillery-fire-north-south-korea-island-military-soldiers-shelling
http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/23/south-korean-television-shows-damage-from-exchange-of-fire-with-north/?ref=asia

2013: China demarcates an « air-defence identification zone » over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25062525
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/11/japan-protests-new-china-air-defence-zone-2013112313117557543.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/23/china-air-defence-zone-sparks-fresh-row-with-japan/

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