Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 15 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 15, 2019

1780: In India, a strong force under Colonel Goddard take possession of Ahmedabad, after Warren Hastings, the Governor-General, adopted strong measures to retrieve the prestige of the Company

1915: In Singapore, Indian soldiers launch the first large-scale mutiny of World War I http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Singapore-Mutiny-of-1915-A-standalone-episode-not-linked-to-freedom-struggle/articleshow/39563737.cms
http://therealmalay.blogspot.fr/2014/06/the-johore-military-force-and-1915.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mutiny-breaks-out-among-indian-soldiers-in-singapore
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_570_2005-01-24.html

1915-02-15 Singapore Indian mutiny

1942: British troops in Singapore surrender to the Japanese


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/singapore-falls-to-japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/15/newsid_3529000/3529447.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Singapore

1942: Following February 13 attack, Japanese troops march into Palembang (South Sumatra)
http://www.oocities.org/dutcheastindies/palembang.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Palembang

1943: Women’s camp Tamtui on Ambon (Moluccas) is hit by allied air raid

1948: Mao Zedong Red Army retakes Yan’an his capitale after the Long March

1965: Chine Foreign Minister Chen Yi says that a pacific coexistence with the USA is out of question

1966: French president De Gaulle offers to help end Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/degaulle-offers-to-help-end-vietnam-war

1970: US bombing on Pathet Lao positions in Laos

1985: The Khmer Rouge  headquarters is seized by Vietnamese troops

1989: Soviet troops pull out of Afghanistan completed, nine years after they invaded the country
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/15/newsid_4160000/4160827.stm

2011: The Philippines government begins negotiations with the communist guerrillas of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Norway
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110215-philippine-peace-talks-start-despite-communists-arrest

2012: The Maoist-led government and the Nepal Army have reached consensus on almost all outstanding issues related to the integration of Maoist combatants in the national army. The two parties, however, remain at odds over senior ranks to be conferred to the combatants willing to serve in the Army

2014: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has completed a two-day visit to China, pleased at Beijing’s commitment to pressure North Korea to return to nuclear talks.
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-promises-to-pressure-n-korea-back-to-nuclear-talks/1851874.html

 

Holidays and observances

Singapore: Total Defence Day

Afghanistan: Liberation Day



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