Wars, conflicts and strategy on 22 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 22 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

1899: Filipino forces led by General Antonio Luna launch counterattacks for the first time against the American forces during the Philippine–American War. The Filipinos fail to regain Manila from the Americans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Caloocan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Luna

1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders general Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defense collapses
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-roosevelt-to-macarthur-get-out-of-the-philippines

1945: British troops take Ramree Island, Burma


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ramree_Island
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/11/an-army-of-1000-japanese-soldiers-was-decimated-by-saltwater-crocodiles-during-the-battle-of-ramree-island-of-world-war-ii/

1950: Indonesian forces defeat the guerrilla movement, Darum Islam, running the Muslim forces from West Java

1958: Indonesian air force bombs Padang, Sumatra and Menado, Celebes

1967: 25,000 US and South Vietnamese troops launche Operation Junction City, offensive to smash Viet Cong stronghold near Cambodian border

http://www.angelfire.com/pa2/hotshot/jc.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-junction-city-begins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHWGhhNpgLU

1973: Sino-US Communiqué announcing the opening of Liaison Offices in Beijing and Washington

1974: Pakistan and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) recognize the independence of Bangladesh

1980: Afghanistan declares martial law
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1980/02/23/martial-law-declared-after-kabul-violence/35648395-572a-4d97-b6b4-cf5d18b69891/

2002: Unlimited ceasefire between Sri-Lankan government and Tamil separatists with the help of Norway

2005: During negotiations at Helsinski, Aceh rebels renounce to their independence claim for the province

2006: At Geneva, resumption for the first time in three years of the negotiation between Sri Lankan government and Tamil LTTE

2008: United Nations extends East Timor mission for one year

2011: Thailand and Cambodia agree to accept Indonesian observers and avoid further clashes over a border dispute that has claimed at least 10 lives and displaced thousands.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110222-asean-send-observers-disputed-thailand-cambodia-border-temple

2015: Japan urges South Korea again to return disputed islets, one of the issues which have soured ties between the two US allies. Seoul controls the islands which it calls Dokdo. They are known in Japan as Takeshima
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/japan-calls-return-isles-s-korea



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