Автор: Stephen Shann, Louis Delperier
Название: French Army 1870–71 Franco-Prussian War (2)
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: Men-at-Arms 237
Размер: 50.95 Мб
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The capitulation of Napoleon and his army at Sedan in September 1870 shook Paris to its foundations. The Second Empire was swept from power, and a Government of National Defence hastily put in its place. To replace the weakened professional army the French called for a 'war of the people'.