Editors. "French Eastern Army crosses Swiss frontier and is disarmed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18594, accessed 29 May 2015.]
In the course of the Franco-Prussian War, the French Eastern Army (formed of remnants of the destroyed French Army of the Loire), flees from the German General Monteuffel, across the Swiss frontier, where they are disarmed and imprisoned.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.