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Landing at Pontian

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The Landing at Pontian (17 August 1964) was an amphibious landing made by a small body of Indonesian troops in the Pontian District of southwestern Malaysia. [1]

8 relations: Combat operations in 1964 during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation, Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation, Landing at Kesang River, Military history of Australia during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation, Paskhas, Royal Australian Regiment, Sukarno, Sunda Straits Crisis.

Combat operations in 1964 during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

The Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation began in early 1963 following Indonesia's opposition to the creation of Malaysia.

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Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

The Indonesian–Malaysian confrontation or Borneo confrontation (also known by its Indonesian/Malay name, Konfrontasi) was a violent conflict from 1963–66 that stemmed from Indonesia's opposition to the creation of Malaysia.

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Landing at Kesang River

The Landing at Kesang River (29 October 1964) was an amphibious landing conducted by a small force of Indonesian volunteers near the Kesang River, on the border between the Malaysian states of Malacca and Johore on the southwestern part of the Malay Peninsula.

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Military history of Australia during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

The Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation (Konfrontasi) was fought from 1962 to 1966 between the British Commonwealth and Indonesia.

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Paskhas

Paskhas (Indonesian: Korps Pasukan Khas) is the air force infantry and special forces corps of the Indonesian Air Force ("TNI-AU").

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Royal Australian Regiment

The Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) is the parent administrative regiment for regular infantry battalions of the Australian Army and is the senior infantry regiment of the Royal Australian Infantry Corps.

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Sukarno

Sukarno (born Kusno Sosrodihardjo; 6 June 1901 – 21 June 1970) was the first President of Indonesia, serving in office from 1945 to 1967.

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Sunda Straits Crisis

The Sunda Straits Crisis was a two-week confrontation between the United Kingdom and Indonesia over the passage of the Illustrious-class aircraft carrier HMS ''Victorious'' through the Sunda Strait, a major waterway separating the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, occurring between August and September 1964.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_at_Pontian

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