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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 5 September in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 5 SEPTEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 5, 2019

1842: During the First Afghan War, the British forces, lead by Nott reach Ghuznee and drive the Afghans out before pillaging the town in revenge for the massacre of the sepoy garrison and the ill-treatment of the British officers
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/kabul-1842.htm

1864: Following an initial Japanese attack on western ships, British, French and Dutch fleets attack Japan in Shimonoseki Straits
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimonoseki_Campaign

1905: In New Hampshire, USA, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by US President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the Russo-Japanese War with a Japanese victory
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/

1942: In World War II, Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the Pacific War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Milne_Bay
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_milne_bay.htm

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

1943: One of General MacArthur’s Parachute Regiment lands and size the port of Nazdab in New Guinea

1945: Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama
http://www.historynet.com/tokyo-rose-they-called-her-a-traitor.htm

1945: British troops land in Indochina to disarm the Japanese

1969: U.S. Army Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai Massacre
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/calley-charged-for-my-lai-massacre

1970: In the Vietnam War, Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thua Thien province, the last massive American operation
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-launch-last-major-american-operation-of-the-war

1986: The 16-hour siege on a Pan Am jet in Pakistan has come to a bloody end, with at least 17 people dead
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/5/newsid_4576000/4576765.stm

1990: Massacre of 158 Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan army at the Eastern University in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_University_massacre

1995: In Afghanistan, Taliban capture Herat city

2012: Japan reaches an agreement to buy the Diaoyu (Senkaku) Islands from the family which claims ownership of them
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9523416/China-reacts-angrily-to-Japanese-plan-to-buy-disputed-islands.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20120905-japan-government-agrees-buy-disputed-islands-senkaku-diaoyu-china