Wars, conflicts and strategy on 21 November in Asian history

1970-11-21 Son Tay

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 21 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 21, 2018

1787: Signature of the Treaty of Versailles, an alliance signed between the French king Louis XVI and the Vietnamese Prince Nguyen Anh, the future Emperor Gia Long
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Versailles_(1787)

1787-11-21Treaty of Versailles

1878: During the  Second Afghan War, Battle of Ali Masjid, won by the British
http://britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/ali-masjid.htm

1894: In a decisive victory of the Sino-Japanese war, Port Arthur, today Lüshun (Manchuria), falls to the Japanese. 20,000 servicemen and civilians are massacred
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Arthur_massacre_%28China%29
http://sinojapanesewar.com/PortArthur.htm

1959: North Vietnam declares that the Japan-South Vietnam compensation accord completely invalid
http://lishi.huisongshu.com/en.php/HisMain/10986

1962: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army unilateral cease-fire in the Sino-Indian War becomes effective
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/21st-november-1962-china-declares-unilateral-ceasefire-in-the-sino-indian-war
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/fl/The-Sino-Indian-War-1962.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWts4wuuqkk

1967: During the Vietnam War, American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: “I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing.”

1969: US president Richard Nixon and Japanese Premier Eisaku Sato agree on the return of Okinawa to Japanese control in 1972 and that the US will keep bases there. The official agreement will be signed on December 2

1970: Operation Ivory Coast: A joint Air force and Army team raids the Son Tay prison camp to free US pilots captured by communist Vietnamese, but failed
http://www.psywarrior.com/sontay.html
http://home.earthlink.net/~aircommando1/SONTAYRA1.htm
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/ivory_coast.htm

1970-11-21 Son Tay

1971: Indian troops, partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas), defeat the Pakistan army in the battle of Garibpur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mukti_Bahini
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Garibpur

1971: Battle of Atgram between Indian and Pakistani forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Atgram

1975: The governments of Hanoi and Saigon agree on the a quick fusion to assure the unification of Vietnam

2002: After the USA stopped the delivering of fuel to Pyongyang, North Korea declares that the nuclear pact signed in 1994 with Washington is null and void

2006: Historic Peace accord between Nepal’s Premier Girija Prasad Koirala and Prachanda,  head of the maoist guerrilla. The civil war caused more than 12,500 dead in ten years

2006: Hu Jintao is the first Chinese head of state to visit India
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6158824.stm
http://www.idsa.in/idsastrategiccomments/HuJintaosIndiaVisitBoostsSinoIndianRelations_JPPanda_301106.html

2011: Cambodia begins trial of Khmer Rouge leaders
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/11/2011112141320240647.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15814519

 

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