Pages with category: Malaysia
Settling the Australian interior
Until the 1810s all British attempts to...
Southern Asia 1914
Outbreak of the Great War
The end of July saw the outbreak of World War...
Southern Asia 1941
Japanese invasion of Thailand and Malaya
In July 1941 the Japanese moved into southern...
Asia Pacific 1941
Pearl Harbor and its Aftermath
On the morning of December 8 (still December 7...
Southern Asia 1942
Fall of Singapore
By February 1942 the Japanese forces invading...
Bombing of Darwin
Allied efforts under ABDA proved unable to...
Southern Asia 1948
Indian conquest of Hyderabad
Following the end of British rule in India,...
Asia Pacific 1949
Communist Victory in Northern China
In China, the uneasy truce between...
Asia Pacific 1959
China under Mao
Following the end of the Korean War in 1953...
Asia Pacific 1963
Formation of Malaysia
In 1961, Indonesia attacked Dutch New Guinea....
Asia Pacific 1968
At the end of the First Indochina War, Vietnam...
Independence for the Pacific Islands
The 1960s saw the beginning of the withdrawal...
Rise of Daesh
In late 2013, Daesh (the Islamic State of Iraq...