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- n. a war between France and Prussia that ended the Second Empire in France and led to the founding of modern Germany; 1870-1871
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During the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 Metz was the headquarters and rendezvous of the third French Army Corps under Bazaine.
Franco-Prussian War the chancellor seems to have feared a conflict with Russia as champion of the new Panslavism.
In the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, both General McClellan (or Sheridan ?) and General Forsythe were sent to the German Army.