Wars, conflicts and strategy on 4 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 4 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 4, 2019

1287: King Wareru founds Kingdom of Ramannadesa, and proclaims independence from Pagan Empire

http://www.myanmars.net/myanmar-history/king-wareru.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wareru

1885: Signature, in Paris, of a Protocol for the suspension of hostilities between France and China in Tonkin
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/cts166-76.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2976.html

1944 : The Battle of Kohima, a turning point in the Second World War that halted Japan’s advance into Asia, starts. Sometimes called the “Stalingrad of the East”, it ended on 22 June 1944 with the defeat and retreat of Japanese forces


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kohima
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4-april-1944-the-battle-of-kohima-started

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/the-pacific-war-1941-to-1945/the-battle-of-kohima-1944/

1954: At the end of French Vietnam war, the French government asks the USA an air and sea operation on Dien-Bien-Phu

1967: The U.S. lost its 500th plane over Vietnam

1971: In Sri Lanka, beginning of a Che Guevarist uprising by the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) or People’s Liberation Front
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1971_Uprising
http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2012/04/08/the-jvp-insurrection-and-lessons-learnt/

1975: In Vietnam, the Operation Baby Lift knows a terrific blow when an American plane transporting orphans crashes near Saigon causing 172 dies


http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-baby-lift-aircraft-crashes
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1309115/

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

1987: Secret US overture to North Korea proposing food and medical aid if Pyongyang participates in Seoul 1988 Olympic

 



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