Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 February in Asian history

1904-02-08 Attaque jap sur Port-Arthur

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 8, 2017

1238: The Mongols Under Batu Khan burn the Russian city of Vladimir
http://www.advantour.com/russia/vladimir.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongol_invasion_of_Rus
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Batu_Khan

1238-02-08 Vladimir détruite par Mongols

1904: Japan launches the war against Russia by a surprise attack on Port-Arthur, a Russian naval base in China
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Port_Arthur
http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/military-history/baiting-the-russian-bear-the-siege-of-port-Arthur/
http://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/february-8-1904-a-surprise-japanese-torpedo-attack-at-port-arthur-china-begins-the-russo-japanese-war

1904-02-08 Attaque jap sur Port-Arthur

1942: Japanese begin main assault on Singapore, landing on the north-west cost at 8.15 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Singapore
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2844297/posts

1942: Due to the strong resistance of the US-Filipino forces, Japanese General Masaharu Homma, suspends his offensive on Luçon
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=108

1942: US Congress advises president Roosevelt that, Americans of Japanese descent should be locked up en masse so they wouldn’t oppose the US war effort

1943: Under the command of Major General Orde Wingate, the 77th Indian Brigade, also called the Chindits, launch guerrilla raids behind Japanese lines in Burma
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/britains-indian-brigade-begins-guerrilla-operations-in-burma
http://www.chindits.info/Longcloth/Main.htm

1948: The formal creation of the Korean People’s Army of North Korea is announced
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_People’s_Army_Ground_Force#History

1962: The Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), headed by Gen. Paul D. Harkins, former U.S. Army Deputy Commander-in-Chief in the Pacific, is installed in Saigon as the United States reorganizes its military command in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macv-established

1971: Military operation of South Vietnamese troops against Ho Chi Minh Tracks in Laos
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-lam-son-719-begins
http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-history/videos/a-soldiers-story-operation-lam-son-719

2005: E. Kausalyan, political leader of separatist LTTE for East of Sri Lanka, is killed in an ambush. The Tigers (LTTE) break off all relations with the government
http://www.tamilweek.com/Kausalyan.html
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/38304

E. Kausalyan

2011: Military officers from the rival Koreas meet at their heavily armed border for their first talks since North Korea attacked a southern island in November
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/02/20112861855728272.html



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