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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 10 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 10 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 10, 2019

1824: A British army under Commodore Charles Grant and Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell, enters the Rangoon River, and anchors off the town of Rangoon. After initial resistance Rangoon will surrender
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Anglo-Burmese_War
http://www.donaldheald.com/pages/books/16521/lieutenant-joseph-moore-captain-frederick-marryat/view-of-the-landing-at-rangoon-of-part-of-the-combined-forces-from-bengal-and-madras-under-the-orders

1857: In India, the first war of independence begins in Meerut barracks by the revolt of Sepoys against their commanding officers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Mutiny
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00routesdata/1800_1899/1857revolt/meerut/meerut.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/10-may-1857-the-first-war-of-independence-began

1942: The Thai Phayap Army invades the Shan States during the Burma Campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma_Campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phayap_Army

1968: Preliminary Vietnam peace talks begin in Paris between American and North Vietnamese

1969: In Vietnam, the National Liberation Front bombs more than 150 targets and launches many assaults around Saigon while US launch Apache operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-apache-snow-is-launched

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5fWw4QrBKo

1969: In Vietnam War, during the Apache Snow operation, the Battle of Dong Ap Bia begins with an assault on Hill 937. It will ultimately become known as Hamburger Hill, up to May 20


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hamburger_Hill
http://www.historynet.com/battle-for-hamburger-hill-during-the-vietnam-war.htm
https://ehistory.osu.edu/articles/battle-dong-ap-bia-hill-937-10-21-may-1969-battle-hamburger-hill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYyOk0uqOgQ

2016: Bangladesh executes Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for committing war crimes during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan
http://www.dw.com/en/top-islamist-leader-motiur-rahman-nizami-hanged-in-bangladesh/a-19248272
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36261197