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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 20 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 20 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 20 November 2018

762: During the An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Bogu, khan of the Uyghur Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uyghur_Khaganate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Lushan_Rebellion

1873: Francis Garnier captures Hanoi, the capital of Tonkin where he will be killed by the Black Flag Army on December 21
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Garnier

1943: Beginning of the 76 hours Battle of Tarawa (Operation Galvanic). US Marines land on Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffer heavy loss

1943-11-20-battle-of-tarawahttp://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/tarawa.htm
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-tarawa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3ce-hreP-w

1944: First Japanese suicide submarine attack at Ulithi Atol, Carolines. The fleet oiler USS Mississinewa is sunk

1944-11-20 USS Mississinewa sinking

1946: In the Battle  of Marga (Indonesia), the resistance on Bali led by Ngurah Rai is defeated by  Dutch forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marga,_Tabanan
http://www.greenerbali.com/marga-memorial.html

1950: During the  Korea War, the US 7th Division, reaches the Yalu River on China border

1953: French General  Navarre chooses Dien-Bien-Phu as strong position to stop Vietnamese communist offensive  in Indochina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dien_Bien_Phu

1962: In the war with  India, Beijing starts the withdrawal of Chinese forces

1962-11-20-retrait-chinoishttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Indian_War
http://www.indiandefencereview.com/news/lessons-from-the-1962-sino-indian-war-in-ladakh/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XstW0q0efY4&feature=related

1963: Cambodia  renounces US aid and ask again for the neutralization of its country

1969: The Cleveland  Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lay  massacre in Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Lai_massacre

1970: The majority of United Nations General assembly vote for given  to Beijing the seat of China to Beijing, but din’t obtains the 2/3 majority  required

1971: Battle of Garibpur, one of the first engagements of between Indian  and Pakistani troops during the Bangladesh Liberation War prior to the initiation of hostillities on 3 December 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Garibpur

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XH7Q5jXGzXg

1980: For the 2nd  time, the General assembly of United Nations demands the withdraw of Soviet  Union from Afghanistan

1988: Egypt and China  announce that they would recognize the Palestinian state proclaimed by the  Palestine National Council

1992: Xanana Gusmao,  leader of the Fretilin,  is captured in Timor. He will be sentenced to life in prison
http://timorarchives.wordpress.com/2011/05/23/1992-xanana-capture-1/
http://jano-buti.blogspot.fr/2011/07/video-penangkapan-xanana-gusmao-20.html

1998: A  Taliban-controlled Afghanistan court declares that Osama Bin Laden is “a man  without a sin” in regard to US embassy bombing in Kenya and Tanzania

2011: The first trial of a suspect from Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence begins, in a widely-criticised court process that the government says will finally bring traitors to justice
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111120-311674.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15811848

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai wins the endorsement of tribal elders and community leaders to negotiate a 10-year strategic partnership with the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15809068

2012: French combat troops in Afghanistan are preparing to come home as their mission officially ends.
http://www.euronews.com/2012/11/20/afghan-combat-mission-ends-for-french-troops/
http://www.voanews.com/content/france-ends-afghanistan-combat-mission/1549415.html

2012: Leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) decide to ask China to start formal talks “as soon as possible” on crafting a legally binding code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) aimed at preventing violence over disputed territories.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Asean-Summit,-no-agreement-between-the-U.S.-and-Cina-regarding-the-South-China-Sea-26402.html