General Charles Gordon "pacha the chinese" (1833-1885)

May 2017
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France
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Hello everybody and dear specialists.In France,some books concerning the war of the "Tai Pings" in China, indicate that the famous "Gordon pacha" had a french bodyguard named "Razinord",or "the zephyr",as he was a desertor of the 3rd batallion of Light infantry of Africa (BILA:military convicts),unit which stationed in Shangai from 1862 to 1864.Have you précisions about this collaboration ?
 
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