Gravelotte-St-Privat 1870: End of the Second Empire (Campaign)

Gravelotte-St-Privat 1870: End of the Second Empire (Campaign)


Gravelotte-St-Privat used to be most likely the toughest fought of the entire battles of the Franco-Prussian struggle (1870-1871). Attacked through improved Prussian forces from either the 1st and moment armies, Marshal Bazaine's French military of the Rhine inflicted heavy casualties at the advancing Prussian's sooner than eventually being compelled to retreat into the castle urban of Metz. not able to damage out and without wish of reduction Bazaine's military grimly hung on to the top of the conflict. French failure at Gravelotte-St-Privat led on to their ultimate defeat at Sedan, the cave in of Napoleon III's regime and the proclamation of the German Empire.

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