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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 5, 2019

1884: Failed French landing at Keelung (Taiwan)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keelung_Campaign
http://www.liquisearch.com/keelung_campaign/failed_french_landing_at_keelung_august_1884
http://danshuihistory.blogspot.fr/2009/06/battle-of-keelung-1884-1885.html

1905: First meeting of the Russian and Japanese peace commissioners takes place in US President Roosevelt’s home at Oyster Bay, New York

1937: Ratification by Emperor Hirohito of the proposition of the Japanese army to remove the constraints of international law on the treatment of Chinese prisoners

1944: Possibly the biggest prison breakout in history occurs as 545 Japanese POWs attempt to escape outside the town of Cowra, NSW, Australia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cowra_breakout

1952: The Treaty of Peace between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Japan, signed on 28 April, enters in force by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Taipei
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/taipei01.htm

1964: Operation Pierce Arrow. American aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes attacked U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_Operation_Pierce_Arrow_in_Vietnam_1964.png
http://www.jcs-group.com/military/war1964vietnam/arrow.html

1965: The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/india-pakistan-war

1974: The U.S. Congress places a $1 billion dollar limit on military aid to South Vietnam

1979: In Afghanistan, Maoists undertake an attempted military uprising 

2003: Russian president Vladimir Putin signs at Kuala Lumpur an agreement for the delivering of 18 Su-30MK, the first Russian such a contract in South-East Asia

2003: A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150
http://research.lifeboat.com/jakarta.htm

http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-224_162-566700.html

2006: Tchad decides to restore diplomatic relations with Beijing, broken off since 1969

2011: Benigno Aquino, president of the Philippines, meets the chief of the country’s main Muslim separatist rebel group to discuss ways to push the peace process forward. The meeting between Aquino and Al Haj Murad Ibrahim, of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), took place in Tokyo.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/2011858134514642.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14415512

2014: An Afghan soldier shot dead a US general Harold Green at an army training centre in Kabul — the highest-ranking American officer to be killed since the September 11, 2001 attacks
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/05/world/asia/afghanistanviolence/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AAfPak%20Daily%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_The%20South%20Asia%20Daily