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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 4, 2019

1939: Japan declares its neutrality in European World War II

1945: Japanese forces on Wake Island, which they had held since December of 1941, surrender to U.S. Marines
http://www.desausa.org/wake_island_surrender.htm

1945-09-04 Wake Island surrender
 1951: Opening of the San Francisco conference for a peace treaty with Japan (up to September 8)
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=316

1958: The PRC declares the extension of its territorial waters to twelve nautical miles and maintains that would apply not only to mainland China and its coastal islands but also to Taiwan and all other islands claimed by China
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8635.html

1959: Laos, involved in communist insurrection asks the help of the United Nations to restore order

1967: In Operation Swift, U.S. Marines engage the North Vietnamese in battle in the Que Son Valley
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Swift

1967-09-04 Operation Swift

1995: In Okinawa, Japan, the rape of a young teenager by three G.I. launches a new campaign against the presence of US troops in the island

2000: Visit of Russian president Putin to Japan. He rejects the Japanese claim on the Kurils Islands
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/909496.stm

2009: “Uranium enrichment tests have been successfully carried out and that process is in the concluding stage,” the North Korea’s KCNA news agency said. Uranium enrichment would give Pyongyang a second way to make a nuclear bomb
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/09/20099402655311868.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8237204.stm

2009: At least 90 people are killed in northern Afghanistan after a Nato aerial raid on two hijacked petrol lorries
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/09/200994465561117.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8238714.stm

2012: The defense ministers of India and China agree to resume military exercises, signaling a thaw in military ties
http://asiancorrespondent.com/88760/china-india-defense-chiefs-meet-in-sign-of-thaw/
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/world_now/2012/09/chinese-and-indian-defense-ministers-meet-warily.html

2014: The Islamic State is challenging the Taliban and al-Qaeda in its Afghanistan and Pakistan heartlands and claiming both countries as part of its ‘caliphate’.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/11075390/Islamic-State-claims-Pakistan-and-Afghanistan-for-its-caliphate.html