Tuesday, February 23, 2010

25Jan1871, The Surrender of Paris

HOLKER, January 25th, 1871.
The Times announces the surrender of Paris, after a very gallantly-borne siege of over 4 months. The news reaching them of the utter defeat of all the "relieving" armies, under Chanzy, Faidherbe, and Bourbaki, must have brought them to it.

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