Wars, conflicts and strategy on December 23 in Asian history

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WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 23 DECEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 23, 2018

1879: During the Second Afghan War, battle of Kabul
http://britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/kabul-1879.htm

1941: After 15 days of fighting, Japanese Imperial Army occupies Wake Island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Wake_Island
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_wake_island.html
http://infamydecember1941.org/wake-island.html1941:Japan

1941:Japan begins assault on Rangoon Burma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Rangoon_(1941%E2%80%931942)http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/burma_campaign_01.shtml
http://ww2today.com/23rd-december-1941-the-flying-tigers-confront-the-first-raid-on-rangoon-burma

1948: Japanese ex-Prime Minister Hideki Tojo and six others war time leaders are executed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-war-criminals-hanged-in-tokyo
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404706419.html

1950: Representatives of U.S., France, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia in Saigon sign an agreement for mutual defense assistance in Indochina

1968: The crew of the US spy-ship Pueblo, captured by North Korean in January, is free
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/crew-of-uss-pueblo-released-by-north-korea
http://www.stripes.com/news/pueblo-crew-of-82-freed-by-n-korea-1.10625
http://www.usspueblo.org/

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1979: During the Soviet war in Afghanistan, Soviet forces occupy Kabul, the Afghan capital
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/russia_invasion_afghanistan.htm

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2011: North Korea says that it would accept all South Korean delegations to mourn the death of its leader Kim Jong-il, a move that could spark conflict as Seoul has decided to allow only a select number of groups to attend his funeral
http://www.koreaherald.com/national/Detail.jsp?newsMLId=20111223000609

 



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