'Bloody Week' in Paris ends with defeat of the Commune (30 words)

Historical Context Note

Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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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.

Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "'Bloody Week' in Paris ends with defeat of the Commune". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18602, accessed 28 July 2021.]

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