Historydraft LogoHistorydraft Logo
Historydraft Logo

World War II - Battle of Kohima ended

Time: Friday Jun 23, 1944

Place: Kohima, Nagaland, India

Details: The Battle of Kohima was the turning point of the Japanese U-Go offensive into India in 1944 during the Second World War. The battle was fought in three stages from 4 April to 22 June 1944 around the town of Kohima, the capital of Nagaland in northeast India. From 3 to 16 April, the Japanese attempted to capture Kohima ridge, a feature which dominated the road by which the besieged British and Indian troops. From 18 April to 13 May, British and Indian reinforcements counter-attacked to drive the Japanese from the positions they had captured. The Japanese abandoned the ridge at this point but continued to block the Kohima–Imphal road. From 16 May to 22 June, the British and Indian troops pursued the retreating Japanese and reopened the road. The battle ended on 22 June when British and Indian troops from Kohima and Imphal met at Milestone 109, ending the Siege of Imphal.



Map of conflict zones in Myanmar (Burma) - image
Conflict in Myanmar-Myanmar handed over 22 insurgents
May, 2020 - Northeast India

On This Day - 23 June

King Edward VIII
Edward VIII-Birth
Saturday Jun 23, 1894 - White Lodge, Richmond Park, London, England, United Kingdom
Oliver Wright and Wilbur Wright Image
The Wright brothers-The Flyer III
Friday Jun 23, 1905 - U.S.
King Edward VIII
Edward VIII-Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester
Thursday Jun 23, 1910 - Wales, United Kingdom
Alan Turing
Alan Turing-Born
Sunday Jun 23, 1912 - London, England
Hungarian–Romanian War (Romanian Cavalry in Budapest during the Hungarian-Romanian War of 1919) Image
Hungarian–Romanian War-Hungary Signed an armistice With Czechoslovakia
Monday Jun 23, 1919 - Hungary

June 1944

World War II
World War II-Mariana and Palau Islands campaign
Jun, 1944 - Mariana and Palau Islands, Pacific Ocean
Josip Broz Tito Image
Josip Broz Tito-The Balkan Air Force was formed
Jun, 1944 - Yugoslavia
World War II
World War II-Rome was captured
Sunday Jun 4, 1944 - Rome, Italy
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler-Battle of Normandy
Tuesday Jun 6, 1944 - Northern France, France
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower-The D-Day
Tuesday Jun 6, 1944 - Normandy, U.S.


Doss Desmond US Army Image
Desmond Doss: Hacksaw Ridge-Bronze star medal
1944 - Guam
Akio Morita
Akio Morita-Graduation
1944 - Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Hirohito-The effect of The U.S. air raids on the cities of Japan
1944 - Tokyo, Japan
Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus-Moving To The City of Chittagong
1944 - Chittagong, Bangladesh
Schindler, Oskar Image
Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List)-Emalia's Peak
1944 - Kraków, Poland