Lang Son

Lang Son

Coordinates: 21°50′52″N 106°45′28″E / 21.84778°N 106.75778°E / 21.84778; 106.75778

Lang Son
Thành phố Lạng Sơn
Lang Son
Coordinates: 21°50′52″N 106°45′28″E / 21.84778°N 106.75778°E / 21.84778; 106.75778
Country Vietnam
Province Lang Son Province
• Total 79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Population (2007)
• Total 148,000

Lạng Sơn ( listen), sometimes Langson, is a city in far northern Vietnam, is the capital of Lạng Sơn province. It is accessible by road and rail from Hanoi, the Vietnamese capital, and it is the northernmost point on National Road 1A.

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Battle Of Nui Bop - Background
... of the Guangxi Army advanced from Lang Son and probed into the Luc Nam valley, announcing their presence by ambushing the French gunboats Hache and Massue on 2 October ... at Kep and Chu, which threatened the Guangxi Army's base at Lang Son ... hunger and partly by the knowledge that the French would sooner or later move against Lang Son, the Chinese renewed their efforts to gain a foothold in the Luc Nam valley in December ...
Lang Son - History
... After the end of the Pacific War, the French colonial army established a permanent garrison there, which served as the logistics hub for the French border fortresses ... It was captured in 1950 during Võ Nguyên Giáp's offensive against the French border forts, considered a turning point in the Indochina War ...
Lạng Sơn Campaign - Campaign Preparations, January 1885
... ordered Brière de l’Isle to 'capture Lang Son as soon as possible' ... Long-range planning for a campaign against Lang Son had been underway for several months, and Brière de l’Isle had already assembled large French forces at the French forward base of Chu on ... Logistical arrangements for the Lang Son campaign were formidable ...
Lạng Sơn Campaign - Orders of The Day
... Brière de l'Isle issued two orders of the day during the Lang Son campaign ... et nous interdire les routes du Than-Moï et de Lang-Son, vous avez égalé les troupes les plus citées dans les annales de l’armée française ... passes of Deo Van and Deo Quan and to prevent us from reaching the routes to Thanh Moy and Lang Son, you have matched the exploits of the troops most often cited in the ...
Lạng Sơn Campaign
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