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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 December in Asian history

1971-12-04 Battle

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 4, 2018

1884: Gapsin Revolution in Korea by progressive elites, quickly  repressed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gapsin_Coup

1942: World War II: Carlson’s patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign ends

http://12tfw.org/longpatrol.pdf
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Carlson%27s_Patrol

https://youtu.be/q97f6so6Wa4

1948: Ship Kiangya transporting Chinese civil war refugees hits mine in Whangpoo River, China, sinks killing 2,750
http://world.time.com/2012/01/20/unsafe-at-sea-asias-history-of-deadly-ferry-disasters/slide/ss-kiangya-china-1948/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs5qWLRC8h0

1949: Duncan Stewart, 2nd British Governor of Sarawak is fatally stabbed in the streets of Sibu by Malay student Rosli Dhoby
http://roslidhobi.yolasite.com/biography-of-rosli-dhobi—english.php
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosli_Dhobi

1966: Viet Cong attack Tan Son Nhut airport
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-attack-tan-son-nhut-airport

1967: During Vietnam War, US and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong  troops in the Mekong Delta
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/riverine-force-surrounds-viet-cong-battalion

1971: Attack on Pakistan Navy and Karachi by the Indian Navy (Operation  Trident)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Trident_(Indo-Pakistani_War)
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/vadodara/When-surprise-attack-from-Okha-sank-Pak-navy-ships/articleshow/17632505.cms
http://defence.pk/threads/karachi-on-fire-operation-trident.222815/

1971: Beginning of the The Battle of Basantar or the Battle of Barapind  (up to December 16), one of the vital battles fought as part of the  Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/threads/battle-of-basantar-or-battle-of-barapind.49785/
http://gunsinstamps.blogspot.fr/2015/03/16-independent-armoured-brigade-battle.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Basanta

1971-12-04 Battle

1971: UN Security Council calls emergency session to consider  deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan

1977: Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 is hijacked and crashes in Tanjong Kupang, Johor, killing 100
https://thedevilsbutterfly.wordpress.com/2014/03/14/mas-mh-653-crash-strange-sighting-and-chilling-stories-from-tanjung-kupang/

1977-12-04 Malaysia-Airlines-Flight-653

1984 : During the Sri Lankan Civil War, Sri Lankan Army soldiers kill 107–150 civilians in Mannar
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_Mannar_massacre

2002: Second Bonn Conference on Afghanistan

2008: Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, address Europe’s  lawmakers, restating that he was seeking autonomy within China – not independence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7764533.stm

 

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Navy Day in India