Anglo-French troops defeat Chinese at Palikau

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At the Battle of Palikao in the Second Opium War, a joint army of Anglo-French troops defeats a Chinese force, enabling them to take Beijing and ultimately defeat the Qing Empire in the war.

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Editors. "Anglo-French troops defeat Chinese at Palikau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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