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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 25 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 25 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 25, 2019

1809: Signature of the treaty of Amritsar, which settles Indo-Sikh relations for a generation, is concluded between Charles T. Metclafe, representation the British East India Company, and Ranjit Singh, head ot the Sikh kingdom of Punjab
http://www.learnpunjabi.org/eos/ANGLO-SIKH%20TREATY%20(AMRITSAR,%201809).html

1873: Acehnese force the Dutch to withdraw
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aceh_War
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CE0QFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.indonesia-dutchcolonialheritage.nl%2FKNILAceh%2Fthe_aceh_war-1873-1913%5B1%5D.pdf&ei=pJ46VZ-SKMSUapbZgdgB&usg=AFQjCNHwgiOKqcyw_f73TiSOvaxkku76Pw&sig2=D16NWaX8mh7HKZygWFQEqQ

1882: French troops under the command of Commandant Rivière, storm the citadel of Hanoi in Tonkin
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Tonkin_Campaign

1898: Russia and Japan sign an agreement supposed to put an end to their competition for the control of Korea (non respected)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nishi%E2%80%93Rosen_Agreement

1932: Creation of the Korean anti-japanese guerrilla army, declared later as the origin of the Korean People’s Army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_People%27s_Army

1940: Warlord Sheng Shicai, dependent on the Soviet Union for military support and trade, concludes an Agreement, granting USSR additional concessions in the whole province of Xinjiang for 50 years, virtually turning Xinjiang under full political and economical control of the USSR
http://www.answers.com/topic/sheng-shicai

1947: In Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, calls for talks with France

1950: The Republic of South Maluku is proclaimed at Ambon
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/south-moluccas.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Moluccas

1951: During the Korean War, assaulting Chinese forces are forced to withdraw after heavy fighting with UN forces, primarily made up of Australian and Canadian troops, at the Battle of Kapyong.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/battle-of-kapyong

1951: After a three-day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the Gloucestershire Regiment is annihilated on “Gloucester Hill,” in Korea


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1316777/The-day-650-Glosters-faced-10000-Chinese.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Imjin_River

 

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

1972: In the Nguyen Hue offensive, the North-Vietnamese 320th Division forces 5,000 South-Vietnamese troops to retreat and traps about 2,500 others northwest of Kontun
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-army-close-to-cutting-south-vietnam-in-two

1975: As North-Vietnamese forces close in on South Vietnam capital Saigon, the Australian embassy is closed and evacuated

1992: Islamic forces in Afghanistan took control of most of the capital of Kabul following the collapse of the Communist government

2009: North Korea has started to extract plutonium from spent fuel rods at a nuclear facility, its foreign ministry says. The announcement comes hours after a UN Security Council committee placed three North Korean companies on a UN blacklist for aiding the country’s missile and nuclear programs
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/04/2009425443471519.html

2010: Nearly 100,000 people attend a rally in Japan’s southern island of Okinawa demanding that a US military base be moved off the island. Under a 2006 agreement with the US, the US Marines’ Futenma base was to be moved from the centre to the coast
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8642665.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/04/201042554723575134.html

2012: Pakistan successfully conducts a test of an intermediate range ballistic missile. The Hatf-IV Shaheen-1A missile is capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/04/201242545255746331.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/25/world/asia/pakistan-missile-test/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

 

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