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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 10 December in Asian history

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WARS, CONFLICTS AND SRATEGY ON 10 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 10, 2018

1510: Portuguese naval forces under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque and local mercenaries working for privateer Timoji seize Goa from the Bijapur Sultanate, resulting in 451 years of Portuguese colonial rule
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portuguese_conquest_of_Goa
https://www.onwar.com/aced/chrono/c1500s/yr10/portugueseconquestofgoa.htm

1861: Forces led by Nguyen Trung Truc, an anti-colonial guerrilla leader in southern Vietnam, sink the French lorcha L’Esperance.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Trung_Truc

1898:The Treaty of Paris ends the hispano-American War. Spain cedes the Philippines to USA for 20  millions dollars
http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/treatyofparis.htm
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/treaty.html
http://filipino.biz.ph/history/treaty1898.html

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941: Trained in Japan, Aung San and the « Thirty heros » found the Army for Independence of Burma
http://www.aungsan.com/Time_Line.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty_Comrades
https://www.irrawaddy.com/opinion/commentary/man-behind-burma-independence-army.html

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1941: British battleship Prince of Wales and battlecruiser Repulse (Force Z ) sink following Japanese aerial attacks off Malaya. 840 men die
http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/sinking1.html
http://combinedfleet.com/battles/Sinking_of_the_Prince_of_Wales_and_Repulse

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1941: Chinese army began to fight against the Japanese in Burma
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11433.html

1941: Japanese troops overrun Guam

1949: The People’s Liberation Army begins its siege of Chengdu, the last Nationalist-held big city

1962: In Colombo, opening of the sixth non-aligned countries conference (end on 12th). Mrs Bandaranaike, Sri Lanka Prime Minister, will lead a conciliatory mission between India and Pakistan

1970: US president Richard Nixon threatens to resume air bombing on North Vietnam

1980: Official visit of Soviet leader Leonid Brejnev to India. The common communiqué don’t mention Afghanistan

1981: The United Nations General Assembly approves Pakistan proposal for establishing nuclear free-zone in South Asia

2002: Off Yemen, US and Spanish navies board a ship caring North Korean long range Scud missiles