Wars, conflicts and strategy on 18 March in Asian history

1969-03-18 Opération Menu

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 18 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 18, 2019

1184: In Japan, victory of Minamoto on Taira in the battle of Ichi-no-Tani
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ichi-no-Tani
http://sites.asiasociety.org/arts/japanesescreens/scr01.html

1184-03-18 Battle Ichi no Tani

1241: Krakow is ravaged by Mongols
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chmielnik

1900: Japan uses its influence over the government of Korea to deny Russia’s efforts to obtain a concession for a naval station at the Korean Port of Masampo, a step in the lead up to the Russo-Japanese war

1914: White Wolf gang beats government army in Jingdezhen China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bai_Lang_Rebellion
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/pai-lang.htm

1946: After the agreement between French delegate Sainteny and Ho Chi Minh, General Leclerc enters in Hanoi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCzSSt5HAv8

1950: In a surprise raid on the communist People’s Republic of China (PRC), military forces of the Nationalist Chinese government on Taiwan invade the mainland and capture the town of Sungmen
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nationalist-chinese-forces-invade-mainland-china

1969: Beginning of Operation Menu, heavy US bombing on Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-bombs-cambodia-for-the-first-time
https://sites.google.com/site/thesecretbombingofcambodia/introduction
http://study.com/academy/lesson/cambodia-and-laos-impact-of-major-operations-under-nixon.html

1969-03-18 Opération Menu

1970: In Cambodia, coup d’état by rightist factions led by prince Sirik Matak and general Lon Nol with US support. Beginning of Lon Nol’s military regime. Sihanouk flees to China
http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/history/coup.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lon-nol-ousts-prince-Sihanouk

1970-03-18 Lon Nol coup

1974: Former Cambodian capital Oudong is captured by the Khmer Rouge. The 20,000 inhabitants are killed or deported
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oudong

2002: U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda ends (started on March 2) after killing 500 Taliban and al Qaeda fighters with 11 allied troop fatalities
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Anaconda
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/oef-anaconda.htm

 



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