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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 11 May in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 11 MAY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 11, 2019

1760: Alaungpaya, king of Burma is killed while invading Siam, born in August 1714
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaungpaya
https://biography.yourdictionary.com/alaungpaya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nvqcr-4Qfw

1857: During the Indian mutiny, Indian rebels seize Delhi from the British
http://thepandorasociety.com/may-11th-1857-indian-rebels-seize-delhi/
http://www.historynet.com/indian-mutiny-of-1857-siege-of-delhi.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Mutiny

1942: Japanese troops conquer Kalewa (Burma)

1945: US marines conquer Awatsha Draw in Okinawa (Japan), but the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill, is hit by two kamikazes, killing 346 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Bunker_Hill_(CV-17)

1957: The Chinese government issues a statement condemning the U.S. missile troops stationed in Taiwan

1961: Soviet and British officials defuse the impending crisis in Laos by orchestrating a truce and by reactivating the International Control Commission (associated with the 1954 Geneva Agreement on Indochina that led to the division of Vietnam)

1962: US sends troops to Thailand

1998: India conducts three underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including a thermonuclear device
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/11/newsid_3664000/3664259.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-may-1998-national-technology-day-the-pokhran-ii-nuclear-tests-were-conducted
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pokhran-II