Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 8, 2019

1722: Afghan monarch Mir Mahmud, winning the battle of Gulnabad, occupies Persia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gulnabad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgI82EOB0rg

1854: US Commodore Matthew Perry arrives for a second time in Japan to negotiate the opening of Japanese ports to the West

1868: Sakai Incident, 11 sailors from the French corvette Dupleix are killed by samurai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai_incident
https://samurainovelist.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/the-sakai-incident-1868/
http://netlibrary.net/articles/sakai_incident

1932: End of the Shanghai Incident (or First Battle of Shanghai)
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114

1942: The Dutch surrender to the Japanese forces on Java after two months of fighting
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dutch-surrender-on-java
 1942-03-06 Dutch-Pows-on-Java

1942: In Burma, Japanese troops capture Rangoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_conquest_of_Burma

1942-03-08 Japonais prennent Rangoon

1944: Japanese troops counter-attack American forces on Hill 700 in Bougainville, in a battle that will last five days
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-Rabaul/USA-P-Rabaul-17.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/operation_cherryblossom_bougainville.html

1946: French troops land in Haiphong, the chief port in Tonkin

1947: 13,000 troops sent by the Kuomintang government of China arrived Taiwan after the 228 Incident (see at this date) and launched crackdowns which killed at least thousands of people, including many elites
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-02-24/news/mn-2041_1_army-killed

1949: By the Elysée Agreement, ratified on June 3, France recognizes the « independence of Vietnam with Bao Dai as chief of state, In the the French Union. Bao Dai and President Auriol of France sign the Elysee Agreement
http://books.google.fr/books?id=0-SE1JhIlF4C&pg=PA110&lpg=PA110&dq=1949:Elys%C3%A9e+Agreement&source=bl&ots=eb9kPmtTyO&sig=S4bk2oAqzFGjEvISrRNQg40YsCk&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=UQIaU7qbFYWzywOC0YCgDQ&ved=0CE0Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=1949%3AElys%C3%A9e%20Agreement&f=false
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89lys%C3%A9e_Accords

1954: Signature of a mutual aid and mutual defense treaty between USA and Japan
http://www.learner.org/workshops/primarysources/coldwar/docs/usjapan.html
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFEQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjapan2.usembassy.gov%2Fpdfs%2Fwwwf-mdao-mdaa1954.pdf&ei=Dlj7VNPAI8GyU-DfgugO&usg=AFQjCNHtpz6kPYEdMJFeL6EZPDvT2_ElhQ&sig2=DUxHoAmaN69FoZUbKP6-Hg

1965: The first United States combat troops, 3,500 Marines, arrive in Da Nang, South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-marines-land-at-da-nang

1975: South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu orders the withdrawal of South Vietnamese forces from the Central Highlands
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-orders-force-withdrawal

1996: China starts a campaign of missiles shooting in the Strait of Taiwan (up to 15). The purpose is to dissuade the Taiwanese to vote for Lee Teng-hui
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis

1996-03 caricature

2011: Indonesia, Philippines sign pact to fight terror, transnational crimes
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerheadlines/nation/view/20110309-324320/No-Asean-haven-for-terrorism



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