Battle of Taku Forts 1860

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Battle of Taku Forts 1860
Part of 2nd China War 1856-60
Date: 21 August 1860
Location: Tanggu,Tianjin, China
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 39.104607°N 117.24781°E
Result: Allied victory
East India Company Chinese
Rear Adm Sir James Hope
Gen Cousin-Montauban

Victoria Cross winners

External Links

Opium Wars Wikipedia
2nd Opium War Wikipedia
Taku Forts Wikipedia
Admiral Hope Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Historical books online