Even so, the priest raised enough money and made the French interested enough in the future of Nguyen Anh to gather several shipments of weapons and ammunition originating from Pondicherry and Mauritius. Deadpool I can’t brain today I have the dumb shirt. Many large boats docked in Dang Trong and were hired by Nguyen Anh along with the crew, along with some French officers convinced by the clergy. Most of these Westerners were sailors, but two were military experts familiar with artillery and strong fortress techniques. Many people previously claimed that about 400 Frenchmen served in Nguyen Anh’s army, but this number was greatly exaggerated.