Tag Archives: Wars conflits and strategy on 20 December in Asian history

Wars, conflits and strategy on 20 December in Asian history

WARS, CONFLITS AND STRATEGY ON 20 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on December 20, 2018

1928: Great-Britain recognizes the Kuomintang government in Nanjing

1941: Japanese troops lands on Mindanao (South Philippines)

1941: First battle of the American Volunteer Group, better known as the « Flying Tigers » in Kunming (China)

http://www.historynet.com/american-volunteer-group-claire-l-chennault-and-the-flying-tigers.htm
http://www.flyingtigersavg.com/

1941: The British start to train some Malaya Communist Party members in guerilla warfare techniques in Singapore

1942: First Bombing of Calcutta by the Japanese

1943: End of the Battle of Changde, which started on 2nd November, with a Chinese victory against the Japanese Invasion army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changde

1946: Full-scale guerilla warfare between Vietnam partisans and French troops begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/french-crack-down-on-vietnamese-rebels

1960: Foundation of the National Front for the Liberation of South-Vietnam. The purpose is officially to overthrow the dictatorship of Ngo Dinh Diem, then to construct an independent, democratic and neutral South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-liberation-front-formed

1977: Vietnam joins the United Nations

1985: New failure after the fourth round of Geneva indirect negotiations on Afghanistan that started on December 16

1999: Macau, a Portuguese colony since 1557, is reverted to Chinese rule and becomes a Special Administrative Region
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/564984.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/571828.stm

2010: Sri Lanka announces that it will allow the UN to send representatives to take part in an investigation into war crimes alleged to have taken place during the country’s civil war. Colombo had previously said that it would not allow a three-member UN panel appointed by Ban Ki Moon to enter Sri Lanka to look into the alleged war crimes
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/12/2010121916726441902.html

2012: The Philippine government and communist rebels have agreed on a nationwide truce to help restart peace talks to end one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/94036/philippine-government-rebels-agree-on-truce/

2017: Burma bans UN human rights investigator from probing anti-Rohingya atrocities
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/burma-un-human-rights-investigator-ban-rohingya-muslims-killings-yanghee-lee-rakhine-state-a8120646.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42425217