'Bloody Week' in Paris ends with defeat of the Commune

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In Paris, the Commune is defeated and destroyed by sections of the French army, culminating in what is known as the 'Semaine Sanglante', or 'Bloody Week', which sees violent street-fighting.

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Editors. "'Bloody Week' in Paris ends with defeat of the Commune". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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