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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 11 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 11 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 11, 2019

1899 : By virtue of the December 10, 1898 Treaty of Paris, Spain cedes the Philippines to the US
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/mkinly3.htm

1241: Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi (or Muhi)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mohi

1945: The US troops finish the capture Tsugen Shima, near Okinawa (Japan

1951: General Douglas MacArthur is relieved by President Harry S. Truman of overall command in Korea and replaced by General Ridgway
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/11/newsid_3708000/3708197.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0411.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truman-relieves-macarthur-of-duties-in-korea

1952: Beginning of the Battle of Nanri island between Kuomintang and PRC forces, won by the nationalists on 15 April
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanri_island

1953: In Korea, signature of an agreement on repatriation of prisoners of war
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/55796477

1983: Second series of indirect talks in Geneva on Afghanistan. Failure, due to the question of the Afghan refugees in Pakistan

1997: Hong Kong HMS Tamar British naval base, the last one in Asia, is closed

http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9704/11/hong.kong/
http://www.royalnavyresearcharchive.org.uk/HMS_Tamar.htm#.VSfy3e_GNMs

2001: Release of the 24 crewmembers of a U.S. surveillance plane. The EP-3E U.S. Navy crew had made an emergency landing on 1st April after an in-flight collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot was missing and presumed dead.
https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL30946.pdf