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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 January in Asian history

1962-01-12 Operation Chopper

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 JANUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 12, 2019

1945: US Task Force 38 destroys 41 Japanese ships in Battle Gratitude off the cost of Vietnam
http://www.mighty90.com/Operation_GRATITUDE.html
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=323

1945-01-12 Operation Gratitude

1962: During the Vietnam War, by the Operation Chopper, the first American combat mission in the war, takes place
http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/story/1439595-operation-chopper
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Chopper_(Vietnam)
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/on-this-day–america-begins-first-combat-operation-in-vietnam-war-153329849.html

1962-01-12 Operation Chopper

1962: The United States Air Force launches Operation Ranch Hand, a « modern technological area-denial technique » designed to expose the roads and trails used by the Viet Cong
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-ranch-hand-initiated
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~tpilsch/AirOps/ranch.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ranch_Hand

1966: President Lyndon B. Johnson states that the United States should stay in South Vietnam until Communist aggression there is ended, while Moscow gives its full support to Hanoi and the National Liberation Front

1979: The Vietnamese install the new People’s Republic of Kampuchea (PRK)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People%27s_Republic_of_Kampuchea

2000: China for the first time sends a civil police in an United Nations peacekeeping mission (In Timor, up to 2006)

2000 Police à Timor

2012: Myanmar’s government and one of the country’s most prominent ethnic rebel groups, the Karen National Union (KNU), have signed a ceasefire after decades of civil conflict
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/asiapacific/news/article_1685201.php/ANALYSIS-Myanmar-Karen-ceasefire-a-good-first-step-but-far-to-go
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/01/201211261327632470.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16523691

2017: Taiwan says Nigeria wants it to move its trade office from Abuja
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2061589/taiwan-accuses-nigeria-collaborating-beijing-after-it?spm=0.0.0.0.Uog6Ij
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2017/01/13/2003663000