On 22 February in Japan’s history

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

1945: British troops take Ramree Island, Burma


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ramree_Island
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/11/an-army-of-1000-japanese-soldiers-was-decimated-by-saltwater-crocodiles-during-the-battle-of-ramree-island-of-world-war-ii/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrV8luNWFt4

1961: Birth of Akira Takasaki, Japanese guitarist
https://upclosed.com/people/akira-takasaki/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Takasaki
http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Akira_Takasaki/25140

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

2011: Japan’s governing party suspends its scandal-tainted political kingmaker Ichiro  Ichiro Ozawa, a shadowy political figure who once led the party, indicted in a political financing case
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/23/world/asia/23japan.html?_r=1&ref=asia


2012: China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lodged an official complaint to Japan after a politician claimed the Nanjing Massacre never occurred
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17125934

2015: Japan urges South Korea again to return disputed islets, one of the issues which have soured ties between the two US allies. Seoul controls the islands which it calls Dokdo. They are known in Japan as Takeshima

 



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