Wars, conflicts and strategy on 17 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 17 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 17, 2019

1708: Amangkurat III, sultan of Mataram, surrenders himself at Surabaya, after receiving a false VOC (Dutch Indies Company) promise of lands and freedom in exchange for surrender
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mataram_Sultanate

1966: Ho Chi Minh orders a partial mobilization of North Vietnam forces to defend against American air strikes

1973: Afghan Premier, Sardar Mohammed Daoud Khan, seizes power from his cousin and brother-in-law, the king Zahir Shah  and establishes the Republic with him as president

1973-07-17 Mohammad Daoud
http://www.khaama.com/mohammad-daud-khan
https://www.rferl.org/a/1103837.html

1976: Annexed East Timor becomes the 27th province of Indonesia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_invasion_of_East_Timor

2009: At least nine people have been killed and scores injured in near simultaneous bomb blasts at two luxury hotels in the Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8155084.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/07/200971712713953274.html

2011: NATO hands over responsibility for security to local forces in the peaceful Afghan province of Bamiyan , in the first step of a gradual transition process due to be completed by 2014 and paving the way for foreign forces to return home

2014: Malaysian jet MH17 is ‘shot down’ over Ukraine killing all 298 people abord
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2014/07/report-malaysian-jet-crashes-near-ukraine-2014717151147473508.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28357880
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/15/politics/mh17-pro-russian-missile-crash-Ukraine/

2014: Heavily-armed Taliban militants attack the Kabul International Airport, firing rockets and occupying two unused buildings before they were gunned down by Afghan security forces
http://www.euronews.com/2014/07/17/afghan-forces-repel-taliban-attack-on-kabul-airport/



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