Wars, conflicts and strategy on 23 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 23, 2019

1568: Almost four months after the siege of Chitod Fortress (Rajasthan) , a musket shot fired from the Mughal army of Akbar kills Jai Mal, the leader of the Rajputs. The fort will surrender the following day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Chittorgarh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQf-m1e_Rxg

1768: In India, by the treaty of Masulipatam agreement, Hyderabad submits to British control
http://archive.is/0CV3M

1885: During the Sino-French War, French Army captures Dong Dang
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_%C4%90%E1%BB%93ng_%C4%90%C4%83ng_(1885)

1904: Japan forces the Korean authorities to sign the « Korea-Japanese Agreement Letter » This letter permits Japan to use any facilities, at any time, on the Korean peninsula, to further its war strategies

1933: Japan starts invasion of China, north of the Great Wall

1942: A Japanese submarine shells an oil refinery near Santa Barbara, California
http://www.independent.com/news/2012/mar/20/ellwood-bombing/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardment_of_Ellwood

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u15zyjOa-A

1944: End of the Battle od Eniwetok Atoll
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Eniwetok
http://life.time.com/history/world-war-ii-rare-and-classic-photos-from-eniwetok-atoll/#1
http://www.stamfordhistory.org/ww2_eniwetok.htm

 1945: US Flag is rised on Iwo Jama
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/23/newsid_3564000/3564547.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-raise-the-flag-on-mt-suribachi
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/02/22/opinion/ben-ghiat-iwo-jima-anniversary/index.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHe9gCgQsos

1945: US Forces, under general Mac Arthur, enter in Manila (Philippines), starting a devastating intramurros battle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Liberation_of_Manila

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDx2dvTYizk&feature=related

1945: The 11th Airborne Division, with Filipino guerrillas, free the captives of the Los Baños internment camp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raid_at_Los_Ba%C3%B1os
http://www.historynet.com/world-war-ii-liberating-los-banos-internment-camp.htm

 

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

1946: General Tomoyuki Yamashita, born on November 8, 1885, « The Tiger of Malaya » is hanged
http://www.world-war-2.info/figures/tomoyuki-yamashita.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H6HxpbZijw

1952: The cabinet of Premier Sukiman Wirjosandjojo resigns in protest against the Indonesian foreign minister secretly accepted Mutual Security Aid offer from the United States

1955: Conference of Bangkok establishing the South East AsiaTreaty Organization (Seato)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-council-meeting-of-seato

1991: In Thailand, General Sunthorn Kongsompong leads a bloodless coup d’état, deposing Prime Minister Chatichai Choonhavan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunthorn_Kongsompong

Sunthorn Kongsompong

2004: In Beijing, second round of talks in the Six-countries Conference (Koreas, China, Japan, USA, Russia) trying to put an end to the nuclear crisis in North Korea). No agreement reached

2012: Envoys from the United States and North Korea have met in Beijing for their first talks on dismantling Pyongyang’s nuclear programme since the death of Kim Jong-il
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/24/world/asia/us-and-north-korean-officials-meet-for-talks-in-china.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/02/201222354626464321.html



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