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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 26 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 26 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 26, 2019

1668: England takes control of Bombay
http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/trading/bombay/history.html

1887: By the Lisbon Protocol on the relations between the two countries, China accepts the perpetual occupation and administration of Macao by the Portuguese, confirmed by the sino-portuguese treaty of Beijing  on December 1.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Portuguese_Treaty_of_Peking

1895: Japanese troops take the total control of the Pescadores Islands in Taiwan Strait
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pescadores_Campaign_(1895)

1945: US start landing on Kerama Retto, first step before the Okinawa battle


http://www.history.army.mil/books/wwii/okinawa/chapter2.htm
https://todayshistorylesson.wordpress.com/2009/03/26/kerama-retto-boats-and-bombs/
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675053456_Rocky-shoreline_landing-vehicle_beach_top-of-mountains
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675053458_Rocket-launcher_smoke-rising-up_bombardment_Landing-Ship

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmasr9lhNyQ

1945: Officially end of the fighting between US and Japanese forces on Iwo-Jima after 18,000 Japanese & 6,000 Americans killed
http://www.iwojima.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwVP9nL_mfE

1966: In South Vietnam, beginning of the Buddhist uprising
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_Uprising

1971: As Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is taken prisoner by the Pakistan army,  Major Ziaur Rahman proclaims independence of Bangladesh on behalf of Sheikh Mujib from Kalurghat radio station at Chittagong

http://archive.thedailystar.net/forum/2008/march/declaration.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mukti_Bahini

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clhlmknZu8g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqV7PiVJRb0&feature=related

1975: The city of Hue is secured by Vietnamese communist forces
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hue-falls-to-the-communists

1987: End of the negotiations between China and Portugal on the restitution of Macao to China in December 1999

2003: North Korea announces that it ceases the regular military meetings with US officers in the village of Panmunjom, in the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas

2007: In Sri Lanka, for the first time, the Tamil separatist rebels (LTTE) use a plane in an attack against the military airbase of Colombo

2010: 46 die as a South Korean warship Cheonan sinks, allegedly after a torpedo attack by North Korea
http://www.bbc.com/news/10130909
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/apr/22/north-korea-cheonan-sinking-torpedo
http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2010455,00.html

2012: In a rare show of unity, South Korea, China and Russia urge Pyongyang to scrap its plan to launch a long-range rocket and focus instead on improving the livelihoods of its people

2013: North Korea has put its military on combat-ready status, with “strategic” rocket units ordered to prepare for possible strikes against the US mainland, Hawaii and Guam, state media reported
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/03/20133266419350867.html http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/26/north-korea-combat-ready-to-strike-us-mainland/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21935342

 

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