WARS, CONFLITS, STRATEGY ON 11 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY
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Updated on December 11, 2018
1780: After Warren Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal, adopted strong measures to retrieve the prestige of the Company, a strong force under Colonel Goddard captures Bassein
1927: Communist militia, under Ye Ting command, take control of Guangzhou (Canton) and announce the formation of Guangzhou Soviet. The city will be retake by warlords three days later
1929: Deng Xiaoping leads the Baise Uprising (百色起义, Baise Qiyi) in Guangxi Province against the Guomindang government.
1941: Germany and Italy declare war on the United States, following the Americans’ declaration of war on Japan in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The United States, in turn, declares war on Germany and Italy
1941: During World War II,The Imperial Japanese Navy suffers its first loss of surface vessels during the Battle of Wake Island
1941: Poland declares war on Empire of Japan.
1947: First major riot against the British during their post-war occupation of Indonesia after that they declared void the marriage of Maria Hertogh, 14 year-old Eurasian girl with a Muslim. 18 people are killed and 173 injured, mostly Europeans and Eurasian
1950: In Korea, end of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, won by the Chinese on Americans
1961: A U.S. aircraft carrier carrying Army helicopters arrived in Saigon – the first direct American military support for South Vietnam’s battle against Communist guerrillas
1971: End of the Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra, a major battle fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. It is generally regarded as the most pitched battle that took place in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh
2006: First election of an Aceh governor after the agreement between separatists and the Indonesian government. Irwandi Yusuf, from independentist movement Gam is elected with 39 % of vote. In 29 years, this conflict has caused 15, 000 deads