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Sunda Straits Crisis

Index 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. [1]

6 relations: Combat operations in 1964 during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation, Landing at Pontian, Peter Thorneycroft, Soebandrio, Sukarno, Sunda Strait.

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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Landing at Pontian

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.

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Peter Thorneycroft

George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft, (26 July 1909 – 4 June 1994) was a British Conservative Party politician.

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Soebandrio

Subandrio (15 September 1914 – 3 July 2004) was an Indonesian politician and Foreign Minister and First Deputy Prime Minister of Indonesia under President Sukarno.

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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 Strait

The Sunda Strait (Indonesian: Selat Sunda) is the strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra.

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References

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

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