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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 15 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND  STRATEGY ON 15 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 15, 2018

1256: Hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Hulagu_Khan

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1941: USS Swordfish SS-193 becomes 1st US sub to sink a Japanese ship

1941: In Malaya, all left-wing political prisoners are released by the governmen to fight the Japanese

1942: The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse begins during the Guadalcanal campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mount_Austen,_the_Galloping_Horse,_and_the_Sea_Horse

1944: US troops lands on Mindoro island (Philippines)

1962: The Chinese Communist Party of China launches an attack against Nikita Khrouchtchev, accused to be a defeatist and suggests a world communist conference

1965: U.S. bombers strike industrial targets in North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-bombers-strike-industrial-targets-in-north-vietnam

1969: Nixon announces additional U.S. troop withdrawals
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-announces-additional-u-s-troop-withdrawals

1971: Offensive of Communist rebellion Pathet Lao in Laos
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathet_Lao

1978: In a joint communiqué, Washington and Beijing announce the establishment of diplomatic relations starting on 1st January 1979
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-announces-that-it-will-recognize-communist-china
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/communique02.htm

1995: The Treaty of Bangkok is signed allowing the transformation of Southeast Asia into a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone
http://www.nti.org/treaties-and-regimes/southeast-asian-nuclear-weapon-free-zone-seanwfz-treaty-bangkok-treaty/
http://disarmament.un.org/treaties/t/bangkok/text
http://cil.nus.edu.sg/1995/1995-treaty-on-the-southeast-asia-nuclear-weapon-free-zone-signed-on-15-december-1995-in-bangkok-thailand-by-the-heads-of-stategovernment/

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2009: Japan’s prime minister delays until next year a decision on the controversial relocation of a US military base on the southern island of Okinawa. The dispute over the future of the Futenma air base has strained ties between the two allies
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/12/200912154113733804.html