Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 April in Asian history

1969-04-15 EC-121 shootdown incident

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 15, 2019

1638: Tokugawa shogunate forces put down the catholic Shimabara Rebellion when they retake Hara Castle from the rebels. 37,000 are killed
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/battleswars16011800/p/shimabara.htm
https://teachwar.wordpress.com/resources/war-justifications-archive/the-shimabara-revolt/
http://kirishtan.com/amakusa-shiro-and-the-fall-of-hara-castle/
http://www.catholicsun.org/2013/04/20/the-37000-that-died-at-hara-castle-and-the-few-who-pay-homage/

1847: Battle of Tourane (now Danang), 2 French warships sink the Annam (now in Vietnam) fleet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardment_of_Tourane
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Bombardment_of_Tourane

1900: During the Philippine–American War, Filipino guerrillas launch a surprise attack on U.S. infantry and begin a four-day siege of Catubig, Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Catubig
http://gugma.samarnews.net/articles/article29.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYW2qEyGO2k

1914: China refuses to accept the proposed McMahon Line between Tibet and India saying that Tibet is not sovereign et cannot sign treaties

Mc Mahon Line 2

1946: Soviet forces withdraw from Manchuria . Chinese Nationalists et Communists compete for the conquest of the region

1964: France refuses to vote the SEATO declaration on the defense of South Vietnam

1969: In what has been called The EC-121 shootdown incident, North Korea shoots down a United States Navy aircraft over the Sea of Japan, killing all 31 on board
https://www.news.com.au/world/asia/the-ec121-shootdown-north-koreas-killing-of-31-us-sailors-that-has-almost-been-forgotten/news-story/f31ac9893795646a044d874fbd62386c
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1969_EC-121_shootdown_incident

1969-04-15 EC-121 shootdown incident

1970: During the Cambodian Civil War, massacres of the Vietnamese minority results in 800 bodies flowing down the Mekong River into South Vietnam
http://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1900s/yr70/fcambodia1970.htm

1976: China and India restore their diplomatic relations suspended since the 1962 war

2012: Talibans stage a wave of co-ordinated attacks on the Afghan capital Kabul and other locations. Foreign embassies, Nato’s HQ and the Afghan parliament are hit in the first major attack on Kabul in more than six months
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17719956

2012: The U.N. Security Council has “strongly condemned” North Korea’s failed rocket launch and unanimously agreed to expand sanctions against the increasingly isolated nation
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/east-pacific/UN-Security-Council-Expands-North-Korea-Sanctions-147586665.html

2012: North Korea defiantly says it will not allow International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors to monitor its uranium enrichment activities in response to the United States’ statement that it will call off food aid to the country

 



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