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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 10 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 10 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on August 10, 2019

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of the Yellow Sea between the Russian and Japanese battleship fleets, won by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Yellow_Sea
https://www.britannica.com/event/Battle-of-the-Yellow-Sea-1904

1905: Russo-Japanese War: Russian and Japanese peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/process/

1944: During the Pacific war, American forces, who landed on July 21, defeat the last Japanese troops on Guam
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guam_(1944)
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-guam.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpBy2WHEhkg

1945: The day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan announces they would surrender. The only condition is that the status of Emperor Hirohito would remain unchanged
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-accepts-potsdam-terms-agrees-to-unconditional-surrender

1953: During the First Indochina War, end of Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central Vietnam which started on July 28
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Camargu


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxFIc1iQYf4

1954: Agreement between Netherlands and Indonesia that abrogates the Union linking the two countries

1955: Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngo Ding Diem says that the general elections on reunification will not be organized so long the communist regime will refuse to his people democratic rights and human rights

1961: In Vietnam War, first use of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army
http://www.monsanto.com/newsviews/Pages/agent-orange-background-monsanto-involvement.aspx
http://www.gao.gov/products/CED-78-158

1972: North Vietnamese forces attempt to cut off Saigon

1988: US President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese-Americans who were either interned or relocated by in the United States during World War II
http://www.children-of-the-camps.org/history/civilact.html

1990: Massacre of more than 127 Muslims in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitaries

1999: Near an Indian-Pakistan border area an Indian fighter jet shots down a Pakistani naval aircraft. 16 people are killed

2008: A series of bombing hits Xinjiang in China
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7551954.stm

2010: Japan apologizes to South Korea on colonization: “For the enormous damage and suffering caused during this colonial rule, I would like to express once again our deep remorse and heartfelt apology,” Mr. Kan said in a statement, issued ahead of the Aug. 29 centenary of Japan’s annexation of Korea
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/08/10/japan.korea.apology/index.html

2011 : China’s first aircraft carrier begins sea trials A highly symbolic step in what is certain to be a years-long effort to create a carrier presence in the Pacific waters off its coast
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201181051542923303.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14470882

2011: South Korea and North Korea exchange artillery fire after the South said that a shell from the North landed near waters that it claims near an island that the North shelled in late 2010
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14471940

2012: President Lee Myung-Bak of South Korea paid an unprecedented visit to remote islands disputed with Japan, sparking anger in Tokyo which recalled its ambassador from Seoul in protest
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/08/201281081820614896.html