Wars, conflicts and strategy on 14 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 14 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 14, 2018

1885: Beginning of the third war between Great-Britain and Burma. The Burmese king and his country are taken completely by surprise by the rapidity of the advance with no time for them to collect and organize any resistance
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Burmese_War

1935: American president Roosevelt announces that The Philippines will be a Commonwealth member and will get full independence in 1946 

1947: The United Nations General Assembly founds a commission in charge to organize national elections in Korea

1965: During the  Vietnam War, the Battle of the Ia Drang begins – the first major engagement  between regular American and North Vietnamese forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/major-battle-erupts-in-the-ia-drang-valley
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_la_Drang

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

1966: US Navy bombs  North Vietnam coast

1967: During the  Vietnam War, Major General Bruno Arthur Hochmuth, commander of the Third Marine Division, becomes the first general to be killed in Vietnam by enemy fire
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marine-general-killed-in-vietnam

1972: Nixon promises  Thieu that U.S. will continue to support South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-promises-thieu-that-u-s-will-continue-to-support-south-vietnam

1979: The United  Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution demanding the withdrawal of all  foreign forces in Cambodia

1990: 70 Indonesian  soldiers are killed in a battle with Fretilin guerillas near Ainaro, East  Timor. Army lands several thousand reinforcements later in the month

1999: United Nations  Security Council asks to all states to freeze taliban assets abroad

2007: The prime  ministers of North and South Korea have begun the first direct talks in 15  years on the implementation of reconciliation pact signed in Pyongyang last  month

2014: Prominent Pakistani cleric and leader of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam Pakistan, Maulana Fazlurrahman, meets with President Ashraf Ghani in Islamabad and warns that war would continue in Afghanistan until the complete withdraw of foreign troops
http://tribune.com.pk/story/792378/in-defence-of-taliban-fazls-remarks-spark-furore-in-afghanistan/
http://www.afghanistantimes.af/old/news_details.php?page=22&id=4207&&cid=1



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