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NapStein27 Sep 2020 5:41 a.m. PST

Today I published in my section "Protagonists of the Franco-Prussian War" a photograph of a Zouave during the siege of Strasbourg 1870 (from the collection of Louis Delpérier).

The reason of publication is the myth of "brutal cats" of the Zouaves which I read in a German memoir and made some research. You find the final text at link (maybe the Google translation link upwards of the page could be of help)

Greetings from Berlin
Markus Stein

Wargamorium27 Sep 2020 12:55 p.m. PST

Thanks for that.

I have saved your link to my FPW favourites.

Regards

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