French Position

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Battle Of Phủ Hoài - Background
... to have begun in June 1883, with the decision by the French government to despatch reinforcements to Tonkin to avenge the defeat and death of Henri Rivière at ... Bouët (1833–87), the highest-ranking marine infantry officer available in the French colony of Cochinchina ... The French position in Tonkin on Bouët's arrival in early June 1883 was extremely precarious ...

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