Picture From Bloody Week, The Paris Commune
On 21 May, the army of Versailles, which had folded Thiers and administrative services, commissioned by Mac-Mahon, Paris entered the door of the Point du Jour.
From 21 to 28 May, the "bloody weeks, did the fighting raged in the center and east of the capital, before they terminate at the Bastille and the Père-Lachaise.
On 27 May, the cemetery of Père-Lachaise, one fights with knives from the tombs: one hundred forty-September communards are shot on the wall of Federated. During the night the artillery fire Versailles red ball to try to burn Belleville
On 28 May, fighting continues in Belleville. Earlier this afternoon, Versaillais take the last barricade of the Communards (street Ramponneau). Death of Eugene Varlin.
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Re: Bloody Week
good info and good pics...
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