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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 24 February in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 24 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 24, 2019

1568: Akbar orders the massacre of 30,000 plus unarmed captive Hindu peasants after the fall of Chitod
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/soc.culture.indian/yjyAyrgPx-Q

http://www.sanghol.edu.in/shri/akbar_1.php

1739: In the Battle of Karnal, the Iranian army defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Karnal
http://sites.asiasociety.org/princesandpainters/decline-of-power-pursuit-of-pleasure-muhammad-shah-1719-1748/

1826: The signing of the Treaty of Yandaboo marks the end of the First Burmese War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Yandaboo
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Treaty_of_Yandabo.pdf

1861: Battle of Ky Hoa (24 and 25 February), important French victory in the Cochinchina campaign (1858–62). The war concluded with the establishment of the French colony of Cochinchina
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_K%E1%BB%B3_H%C3%B2a

 




1881: China and Russia sign the Sino-Russian Ili Treaty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint_Petersburg_(1881)
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/St.+Petersburg+Treaty+of+1881

1933: League of Nations tells Japanese to pull out of Manchuria. Refusing to leave,  Japan withdraws from League of Nations
http://www.johndclare.net/league_of_nations6_news.htm

1944: Maj. Gen. Frank Merrill’s guerrilla force, nicknamed “Merrill’s Marauders,” begins a campaign in northern Burma


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/merrills-marauders-hit-burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merrill%27s_Marauders

1950: An American mission in Indochina is set up

1962: Beijing warns that U.S. military action in South Vietnam is “a direct threat” to North Vietnam, and therefore “seriously affects the security of China and the peace of Asia”

1968: During the Vietnam War, the Tet Offensive is halted as South Vietnam forces recapture Hue
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/24/newsid_4249000/4249381.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hue-recaptured
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tet-offensive-halted

2009: Sri Lankan soldiers enter the last rebel-held town in the country’s north, Puthukudiyiruppu
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/02/200922410421649558.html

2013: Afghan President Hamid Karzai orders all U.S. Special Forces to leave a strategically important province in two weeks, alleging that they have been involved in the torture and murder of “innocent people.”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9890985/US-special-forces-ordered-to-leave-critical-Afghanistan-province.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21566295

2014: Top Pakistan Taliban commander Asmatullah Shaheen ‘shot dead’. He was ambushed as he drove through a village near Miranshah in North Waziristan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26323200