Tag Archives: Franco-Prussian War

France’s Lost Pigeon-and-Balloon Memorial Is Well Worth Remembering

Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com By Cara Giaimo The statue – made by the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty – paid tribute to a flock of 19th-century war heroes.

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All Aboard L’Armand-Barbès

Source: The Paris Review – theparisreview.org By Dan Piepenbring Say you’ve got to skip town in a hurry. Maybe you owe somebody a lot of money; maybe the mayor’s daughter is in love with you and you’re below her station; … Continue reading

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