Glory And Defeat - The Franco-Prussian War 1870/71 (Full Documentary)

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The Franco-Prussian War was a pivotal moment for Europe in the 19th century. It unified Germany into a single empire while toppling the French one. In six month the world got a taste of modern warfare and a bitter rivalry that would last into the 20th century.


00:00:00 Ems Dispatch Crisis
00:11:41 Why France Fought the German States Alone
00:21:55 Military Overview
00:46:04 Opening Battles: Saarbrücken, Wissembourg, Wörth
01:05:54 The Siege of Strasbourg
01:16:49 Battles of Gravelotte and Mars-La-Tour
01:27:39 Siege of Metz
01:38:56 Battle of Sedan
01:54:50 Why France Didn't Surrender After Sedan
02:05:47 French All-Out War
02:16:38 The Pope's Army
02:27:31 Strasbourg Falls
02:38:17 Rise of Guerrilla Warfare
02:49:50 The Battle of Orléans
03:06:13 Battle of Chateaudun
03:24:22 The Last Imperial Army Surrenders
03:34:23 The 1st (Failed) Paris Commune Uprising
03:45:43 The Weird And Only Naval Battle of The Franco-Prussian War
03:56:43 Bismarck Gets Closer To German Unification
04:07:24 Battles of Amiens and Beaune-La-Rolande
04:18:19 Battle of Villiers-Champigny
04:28:23 Battle of Beaugency
04:37:33 Battle of Nuits-St. Georges
04:48:04 Christmas During the Franco-Prussian War
04:59:42 German Artillery Shells Paris
05:10:31 Army of the East
05:19:58 Battle of Belfort Gap
05:30:31 Kaiserproklamation
05:42:04 Peace
05:54:18 Paris Commune

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Presented by: Jesse Alexander
Written by: Cathérine Pfauth, Prof. Dr. Tobias Arand, Jesse Alexander
Director: Toni Steller & Florian Wittig
Director of Photography: Toni Steller
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Editing: Toni Steller
Motion Design: Toni Steller, Philipp Appelt
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Research by: Cathérine Pfauth, Prof. Dr. Tobias Arand, Jesse Alexander
Fact checking: Cathérine Pfauth, Prof. Dr. Tobias Arand

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