❴PDF / Epub❵ ☉ Paris in Peril Author Henry Vizetelly – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Henry Vizetelly 1820 94 whose two volume Glances Back through Seventy Years is also reissued in this collection was an English journalist based in Paris during the Franco Prussian War which concluded Henry Vizetelly whose two volume Glances Back through Seventy Years is also reissued in this collection was an English journalist based in Paris during the Franco Prussian War which concluded with the downfall of Napoleon III and the end of the second French Empire First published in this is the second in a two volume collection of his writings during this turbulent period Describing the effects of the blockade of Paris on the civilian population as well as the army he praises the continuing bravery of the French even in the face of inevitable defeat In an interesting epilogue he holds the French General Trochu's 'frivolous' approach accountable for the fall of Paris to the much better led Prussian army Caricatures of the day depicted Trochu as a donkey restraining the lions of the French army an image which was used again to great effect during the First World War.
- 296 pages
- Paris in Peril
- Henry Vizetelly
- 14 February 2014 Henry Vizetelly