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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 26 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICS AND STRATEGY ON 26 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 26, 2019

1940: The Japanese land on Haiphong with the consent of the German-sponsored Vichy government of France. Japanese forces occupy French Indochina and the French governor is reduced to a figurehead
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/11320976
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1913&dat=19400926&id=H7Y0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=-mkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4275,6916126&hl=fr

1945: First American soldier killed in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-american-soldier-killed-in-vietnam

1950: After Seoul has been retaken by US forces, Chinese premier Zhou Enlai says that Chinese people will not stay inactive while an adjacent country is savagely invaded by imperialists

1950: Indonesia is admitted to the United Nations

1984: The United kingdom and China agree for the handover of Hong Kong on 1st July 1997
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/26/newsid_2538000/2538843.stm

1989: Vietnam announces the total withdrawal of its troops from Cambodia

2001: In Kabul, Afghanistan, the abandoned U.S. Embassy is stormed by protesters. It was the largest anti-American protest since the terror attacks on New York City and Washington, DC, on September 11

2008: Pakistani troops have killed 1,000 Islamist militants in a huge offensive in the Bajaur tribal district over the last month, the army says
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7638157.stm