(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War

1858-1862 - France first attacks and occupies Đà Nẵng

Dublin Core

Title

1858-1862 - France first attacks and occupies Đà Nẵng

Description

France first attacks and occupies Đà Nẵng under the guise that Catholics are facing religious persecution under the Vietnamese. After three years of fighting, Emperor Tự Đức is forced to cede Sài Gòn and adjacent areas to France.

Date

1858-09-01/1862-06-05

Files

Citation

“1858-1862 - France first attacks and occupies Đà Nẵng,” (Re)Collecting the Vietnam War, accessed December 16, 2018, http://vietnamwar.neatline-uva.org/items/show/8.