Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 June in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRAGY ON 18 JUNE IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 18, 2019

1900: Empress Dowager Longyu of China, joining the Boxer rebellion,  orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Dowager_Longyu

Empress Longyu

1946: Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, a Socialist, calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/7.html

1947: Japanese Admiral Shigematsu Sakaibara, garrison commander of Wake Island during WWII is hanged in Guam, born in 1898
http://www.executedtoday.com/2009/06/18/1947-shigematsu-sakaibara-wake-island-massacre/

1948: Because the Communist insurgency, state of emergency is proclaimed in all Malaya


https://www.nam.ac.uk/explore/malayan-emergency
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205212422

1951: General Vo Nguyen Giap ends his Red River Campaign against the French in Vietnam

1952: USA give and additional aid to Indochina

1952: United Nation Security Council asks for a Red Cross mission to investigate on possible use of bacteriological weapons in Korea

1965: In Vietnam War, the USA uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerilla fighters in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sac-b-52s-are-used-for-thefirst-time-in-south-vietnam

1971 : In Vietnam, Battle of Cung Son, the biggest engagement between Allied and Communist forces in Phu Yen Province since 1968
http://www.thestrategybridgge.com/the-bridge/2016/8/18/the-battle-of-cung-son
http://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2016/08/22/the_battle_of_cung_son_109727.html

1971-06-18-battle-of-cung-son

2001: Macedonia cuts its relations with Taiwan and restores its diplomatic links with Beijing

2001: Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India

2012: In yet another sign of warming ties with former rival China, Taiwan says that all landmines laid on the frontline islands off the mainland during the 1950s will be removed within six months

2013: Afghanistan armed forces take security lead. The handover of responsibility is a significant milestone in the nearly 12-year war and marks a turning point for American and NATO military forces, which will now move entirely into a supporting role
http://asiancorrespondent.com/109366/afghan-presidents-forces-take-security-lead/
http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/18/us-to-hold-direct-peace-talks-with-the-taliban/

 



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