Aux Citoyens Membres de La Commune attachés à la commissions des services publics

... an act of retaliation against the execution of Communards by government troops, who were closing in on the city. In the ensuing days, the government’s grip on Paris tightened and by 28 May, the Communards succumbed to the government’s advances. Bruno Braquehais (1823–1875), Statue of Napoleon I after the Fall ...

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