The first evidence that something was wrong at Vrbanja bridge was radio silence from the French post.
The people also, excited by secret agents, attacked other French posts, where they committed the same excesses.
Sultan had to flee to Jordan and launched raids against French posts.
Bouaké was established as a French military post in 1899 and has been an administrative center since 1914.
The city grew around the French military post on the Ubangi river.
The town was founded in 1852 as a French military post on a geometric plan.
The first French post at St Louis was established as early as 1638.
The Chinese responded by deploying their own snipers on hill positions around the French post.
Midelt grew in the first half of the 20th century around a French administrative post by the same name.
The name derived from the fact that a French military post was once established on its slope to control the bands of runaway slaves.