[SupChina] A French assault on Taiwan

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In the summer of 1884, French forces, frustrated by Qing refusal to comply with their colonial wishes in Indochina, attempted to demonstrate their power by taking Taiwan. Neither the landing nor the war went to plan.

Read the article by James Carter: https://supchina.com/2022/08/03/a-french-assault-on-taiwan/

Narrated by Kaiser Kuo.

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