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Belfort, vue générale [Belfort, general view]
[Théâtre de la Guerre, 1870-1871]
7.4 in x 6.3 in (189 mm x 159 mm)
Courtesy of Paul Frecker
Despite being besieged and heavily bombarded by German forces, Belfort did not succumb until it was formally surrendered at the time of the general armistice. The buildings seen in the foreground of this photograph show some of the damage caused by the German bombardment of the town.