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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse17 Sep 2018 9:38 p.m. PST

"In 1628, the Russians first invaded the homeland of the Buryats, west of Lake Baikal, and the settlers then moved steadily eastward to the great alarm of the Chinese governments. There have been many conflicts between Russia and China over the possession of the northern territories including Siberia ever since.


It was in one of these armed conflicts, 500 ""v from Taiwan were recalled and sent to northern China to join in the fight. The order came directly from Emperor NKang-xi himself; although the suggestion most likely was put forth by a Han Chinese [Shi Lang?] The intrigued Emperor summoned an aging ыLin Hsing-Ju for a demonstration of the fighting strategy and skills of the ""v. Lin had served in Koxiga's military and twice surrendered to Qing as a faithful follower of his two previous commanders. N was suitably impressed by Lin's performance and an order to activate the infantrymen from Taiwan was issued…."
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Armand

Cacique Caribe18 Sep 2018 8:06 a.m. PST

Missing? Did they end up as part of the dinner?

Dan

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse18 Sep 2018 11:08 a.m. PST

(smile)

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