Battle of Dong Dang

The Battle of Dong Dang (23 February 1885) was an important French victory during the Sino-French War. It is named after the town of Dong Dang in northern Tonkin, close to the border between China and Vietnam.

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Lạng Sơn Campaign - Aftermath - Battle of Dong Dang, 23 February
... ammunition, De Négrier advanced to attack the Guangxi Army at Dong Dang ... de Négrier stormed the Chinese defences at Dong Dang, forcing the Chinese to retreat towards the Chinese border town of Longzhou (Lung-chou, 龍州) ... Lieutenant-Colonel Herbinger was left at Dong Dang to watch the movements of the Guangxi Army ...
Battle Of Dong Dang - The Destruction of The Gate of China, 25 February 1885
... A small French garrison under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Herbinger was left at Dong Dang to watch the movements of the Guangxi Army ... Three weeks later the Chinese attacked the Dong Dang garrison, precipitating a series of events that led to the French defeat at the Battle of Bang Bo (24 March 1885) ...

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