Some articles on paper bridge, bridge:
... set out from Hanoi at dawn and reached Paper Bridge at around 7.30 a.m ... While crossing the bridge, the French vanguard came under fire from Black Flag skirmishers ... To avoid being encircled, Rivière ordered his men to retreat and regroup on the far side of Paper Bridge ...
... The French had been forced to leave Rivière's body on the battlefield of Paper Bridge, and for several months were unsure of the precise circumstances of his death ... body of a European, dressed in naval uniform, was found close to Paper Bridge, near the spot where Rivière had fallen on 19 May ... been killed in the heat of battle, on the battlefield of Paper Bridge ...
... The Battle of Cầu Giấy or Paper Bridge, fought on 19 May 1883, was one of the numerous clashes during the Tonkin campaign (1883–86) between the French and the Black Flags ... a few miles to the west of Hanoi, known to the French as Paper Bridge (Pont de Papier) ...
Famous quotes containing the words bridge and/or paper:
“Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.”
—Audre Lorde (19341992)
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Five sovereign fingers taxed the breath,
Doubled the globe of dead and halved a country;
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