Wars, conflicts and strategy on 19 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 19 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 19, 2019

1184: During the Genpei wars, Second battle of Uji in Japan
http://www.myetymology.com/encyclopedia/Battle_of_Uji_(1184).html
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Uji_(1184)

1942: Japanese troop land on Timor
https://timor2worldwar.wordpress.com/2012/04/07/february-20-1942-japanese-occupation-of-timor/
https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/blog/1942-timor

1942: Nearly 250 Japanese warplanes attack the Australian northern city of Darwin, killing 243 people
http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs195.aspx
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-17073472

1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the executive order 9066, allowing the United States military to relocate Japanese-Americans to Japanese internment camps
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/roosevelt-signs-executive-order-9066
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5154
http://www.pbs.org/childofcamp/history/eo9066.html

1945: Start of the offensive against Japanese on Iwo-Jima (Volcano Archipelao)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-invade-iwo-jima

http://ww2today.com/19-february-1945-us-marines-invade-beaches-of-iwo-jima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWcDIMrd6eE&NR=1&feature=fvwp

1945: 980 Japanese soldiers reportedly killed by crocodiles in 2 days on Ramree Island, Burma
http://iberianature.com/wildworld/tag/massacre-by-crocodiles-on-ramree-island/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPrK1ndjbZI

1952: French offensive at Hanoi

1955: South-East Asia collective Defense Treaty (SEATO), signed in September 1954,  goes into effects
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/int/seato.htm

1958: Beijing and Pyongyang announce the withdrawal of all the Chine troops from North Korea before the end of the year
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/1244.html

1960: China successfully launches the T-7, its first sounding rocket
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-7_(rocket)

1961: Albania disavows Chinese « Revisionism »

1965: Dissident officers move several battalions of troops into Saigon on this day with the intention of ousting Gen. Nguyen Khanh from leadership. General Khanh escaped to Dalat with the aid of Air Vice Marshal Nguyen Cao Ky
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-coup-unsuccessful

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpDRlr0pIcQ

 1986: Akkaraipattu massacre, massacre of 80 Tamil farm workers by the Sri Lankan Army in the eastern province of Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/index.html?curid=7545534

1989: Second informal Jakarta meeting between all the Cambodian factions

2005: United States and Japan say that stability in the Taiwan Strait is one in their strategic target

2013: Prominent Pakistani Taliban commander Maulvi Faqir Mohammad is been arrested in eastern Afghanistan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21504250

2013: North Korean diplomat Jon Yong Ryong told the meeting in Geneva that « South Korea’s erratic behaviour would only herald its final destruction »
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21510479
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9880727/North-Korea-envoy-warns-South-of-final-destruction.html



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