Courtesy of The National Library of Wales | Licence: Public Domain
Courtesy of The National Library of Wales | Licence: Public Domain

The fort at the Île Sainte-Marguerite, Cannes. The spot where Bazaicce [Bazaine] escaped

Date

6 February 1884

Collective Title

"Scraps"; F.E.W [Francis Elizabeth Wynne]; vol.7

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Location

Fort Royal Sainte-Marguerite Island, Île Sainte-Marguerite, Lérins Islands, France

Country

Tww Comment

The title refers to the escape of Marshal François Achille Bazaine who was imprisoned here after he wa held responsible for the capitulation of Metz in the Franco German Wars