Wars, conflicts and strategy on 3 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 3 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 3, 2019

1509: The Naval Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India and is won by Francisco de Almeida
http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2008/03/the-battle-of-d.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Diu

1930: The Communist Party of Vietnam is founded
http://communpedia.wikia.com/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Viet_Nam

1944: American forces invade and take control of the Marshall Islands, long occupied by the Japanese and used by them as a base for military operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-capture-the-marshall-islands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwHNTPqYR1I

1945: Beginning of the Battle of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Liberation_of_Manila

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

1945: In the Philippines, the Santo Tomas Internment Camp is liberated from Japanese authority
http://www.us-japandialogueonpows.org/Santo%20Tomas%20liberation.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/912/today-in-philippine-history-february-3-1945-the-american-forces-liberated-prisoners-of-war-in-manila

1954: Beginning of the siege of Dien Bien Phu by the Vietnamese communist forces against the French forces

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

1994: Nearly two decades after the fall of Saigon, U.S. President Bill Clinton announces the lifting of the 19-year-old trade embargo against Vietnam, citing the cooperation of Vietnam’s communist government in helping the United States locate the 2,238 Americans still listed as missing in the Vietnam War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/clinton-ends-vietnam-trade-embargo
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/02/04/world/opening-vietnam-clinton-drops-19-year-ban-us-trade-with-vietnam-cites-hanoi-s.html?pagewanted=all



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