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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 3 April in Asian history

1975-04-03 Opération Babylift

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 3 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 3, 2019

1942: Japanese forces begin an uge assault on the United States and Filipino troops of the Orion-Bagac Line in the Bataan Peninsula which will surrender on April 9
https://www.thoughtco.com/battle-of-bataan-2360457

Bataan peninsula1942-04-03 Orion-Bacac Line attack

1946: General Masaharu Homma who led the Battle of the Philippines, condemned to dead, is executed by firing squad
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=108

1946-04-03 General Tomoyuki Yamashita is executed

1948: In Jeju (South Korea) a civil-war-like period of violence and human rights abuse begins known as the Jeju massacre


http://kontrasaceh.blogspot.com/2006/04/43-jeju-massacre.html
http://www.historychannel.com.au/classroom/day-in-history/532/jeju-massacre
http://www.eiu.edu/historia/Dixon2017.pdf

1968: North Vietnam agreed to meet with U.S. representatives to set up preliminary peace talks

1969: In the Vietnam War, US secretary Defense Melvin Laird announces that the USA will start to «vietnamize» the war effort
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-administration-will-vietnamize-the-war
http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnamization

1972: Nixon orders response to North Vietnamese invasion
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-orders-response-to-north-vietnamese-invasion

1975: In South Vietnam, start of the Operation Babylift to save thousands of orphans and evacuate them out of Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Babylift
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8591470.stm

1975-04-03 Opération Babylift

1979: China denounces the Amity treaty signed with Soviet Union in 1950

1984: Sikh terrorists kill a member of the Indian Parliament in his home

1985: Beginning of the fourth official withdrawal of Vietnamese troops from Cambodia, totaling 15,000 soldiers

1999: Beginning of massacres in East Timor by militiamen opposing independence

2005: Beginning of huge anti-Japan demonstrations in China, officially against the reprinting of an revisionist history book, in fact to oppose the Japanese candidacy for a standing seat at the Security Council of the United Nations
http://wikivisually.com/wiki/2005_anti-Japanese_demonstrations

Japon 2005-04-12 caricature

2009: At least two Thai soldiers have been killed and up to 10 others wounded in a clash between Thailand and Cambodia’s troops on a disputed stretch of the shared border, the latest in a long-running feud over a 900-year-old Hindu ruin