Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 January in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 8, 2019

1761: In India, the French garrison of Pondichery surrenders to the British. Next February, Mahe will also do it
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_India

1902: In China, after the international expedition, imperial court comes back to the Fobidden City and empress Cixi retakes the power

1942: The Philippine Executive Commission, headed by Jorge B. Varga (seen here with Lt. Gen. Masaharu Homma), is organized by the Japanese Military Administration and the Kalibapi founded
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_Executive_Commission
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KALIBAPI

1942-01-08 Philippine Executive Commission

1945: Philippine Commonwealth troops under the Philippine Commonwealth Army units enter the province of Ilocos Sur in Northern Luzon and attack Japanese Imperial forces

1947: General Marshall named state secretary leaves China

1947: The State Department declares that it will approve arm sales to France, except for use in Indochina

1967: In Vietnam war, Operation Cedar Falls is launched


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-cedar-falls-is-launched
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Cedar_Falls
http://www.historynet.com/operation-cedar-falls-search-and-destroy-in-the-iron-triangle.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIi3bbtClqU

1972: Freed by the Pakistani authorities under international community pressure, Mujibur Rahman, leader of Bangladesh, leave for London where he demands that his new State of Bangladesh to be recognized
http://www.thedailystar.net/the-return-of-bangabandhu-6167

1974: The Khmer rouge intensify their pressure on Phnom Penh by attacks on North and South of the Cambodian capital

1973: Vietnam peace talks resume in Paris
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/peace-talks-resume-in-paris#tdih-calendar

1974: The Khmer rouge intensify their pressure on Phnom Penh by attacks on North and South of the Cambodian capital

1979: After the Vietnamese troops have taken Phom Penh, Khmer Rouge are retreating
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/8/newsid_2506000/2506533.stm

1997: In New York, Ramzi Ahmed Yussef is condemned to life for the organization of the February 1993 attack on the World Trade Center
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramzi_Yousef



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