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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 22 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 22 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 22, 2019

1395: During the Tokhtamysh–Timur war, Battle of the Terek River: Timur defeats Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde at the Volga. The Golden Horde capital city, Sarai, is razed to the ground and Timur installs a puppet ruler on the Golden Horde throne
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_terek_river.html
https://war-history.blogspot.com/2011/08/tokhtamyshtimur-war.html

1930: The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty, regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Naval_Treaty

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

1930: British troops battle pro-independence revolutionaries in the Jalalabad hills near Chittagong in Bengal province, British India leaving 80 troops and 12 revolutionaries dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chittagong_armoury_raid
http://shantigrouprealhistory.blogspot.fr/2011/01/real-forgotten-heroes-fight-at.html
http://rightlog.in/2016/04/victory-forgotten-battle-jalalabad-hills/

1940: Rear Adm Joseph Taussig testifies before US Senate Naval Affairs Committee that war with Japan is inevitable

1944: US forces invade Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings near Hollandia, now Jayapura
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/americans-launch-operation-persecution-in-the-pacific
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/H/o/Hollandia.htm

1944-04-22 US landing on thebeach of Aitape

1948: People’s Liberation Army regained Yan’an, the former capital of Mao Zedong after the Long March

1951: During the Korean War, the Chinese People’s Volunteer Army begin assaulting positions defended by the Royal Australian Regiment and the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry at the Battle of Kapyong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kapyong
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/11/09/korean-war-battle-of-kapyong-among-canadas-greatest-victories/

1972: Increased American bombing in Vietnam prompts antiwar protest in several US large cities
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-demonstrations-held

1987: Sri Lanka Air Force bomb Tamil causing 100s killed

1997: In Lima, Peru, Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori orders a commando assault on the Japanese ambassador’s home, hoping to free 72 hostages held for more than four months by armed members of the Tupac Amaru leftist rebel movement
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fujimori-orders-assault-on-japanese-ambassadors-home
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/22/newsid_4297000/4297347.stm

 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxExB87l9UI

2000: Second Battle of Elephant Pass, Tamil Tigers capture a strategic Sri Lankan Army base and hold it for 8 years
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Elephant_Pass

2009: Suspected Maoist rebels in eastern India who held up a train carrying 300 passengers end their siege after a four-hour standoff. The suspected rebels seized the train, apparently to protest that some former comrades are taking part in general elections that are under way in the country
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/04/22/india.hijack/index.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8011660.stm

2010: South Korea says that a North Korean submarine launched a torpedo attack to sink one of its warships last month near their disputed sea border, the Yonhap
http://www.france24.com/en/20100422-north-south-korea-torpedo-navy-ship-yonhap-sink
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20100422-211816.html

2011: Cambodian and Thai troops in border clash. Several soldiers reported dead as fighting shatters two-month lull in long-standing tensions between the two nations
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13167455

2012: Afghanistan and the United States finalize a strategic partnership agreement outlining their relationship following the 2014 withdrawal of Western combat troops
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Afghanistan-US-Agree-on-Strategic-Agreement-148434865.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/23/world/asia/us-and-afghanistan-reach-partnership-agreement.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2014: The United States and countries bordering the Pacific sign a deal to reduce the chance of accidental clashes at sea
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27118587

2016: Japan-made stealth aircraft takes to skies for 1st time, making Japan the fourth country in the world to successfully fly a manned stealth Aircraft
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/japan-succeeds-test-flight-first-stealth-fighter-jet-060235847.html?nhp=1