This week in Pacific history

November 22nd - November 28th

November 22nd - November 28th

Satellite photo of Typhoon Nina

Super Typhoon Nina approaching the Philippines on November 25, 1987.


November 23rd, 1971 – For the first time, representatives of the People's Republic of China attend the United Nations and the United Nations Security Council.
November 24th, 1944World War II: The 73rd Bombardment Wing launch the first attacks on Tokyo of the war.
November 25th, 1952Korean War: The Battle of Triangle Hill ends with Chinese victory.
November 25th, 1987 – Super Typhoon Nina strikes the Philippines with category 5 winds and a large storm surge resulting in tremendous damagae and at least 1,036 deaths.
November 26th, 1950Korean War: In North Korea, a large counterattack is launched by troops from the People's Republic of China against South Korean and United Nations forces (Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River and Battle of Chosin Reservoir).

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