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Musée de la Dernière Cartouche

Bazeilles | Histoire
€1.5 - €3
The last cartridge House is a museum dedicated to the Battle of Sedan fighting, in the city of Bazeilles. The museum itself is housed in a historic building that housed the soldiers of the Blue Division.
On the ground floor is exposed to a permanent collection of memories and documents related to this episode of the war of 1870.
Upstairs, the rooms kept in the state show the fighting and the remains of the village objects, key to the church burned flags of mobile ambulances. And a collection of helmets, swords, medals and photographs of the time. We find the decor painting by Alphonse de Neuville.

In this house, an inn at the time, the inn Bourgerie, took place one of the highlights of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 French troops Navy stubbornly resisted it for hours, and up 'the latest cartridges from the dropper. The last shot was fired by Captain Arsene Lambert, who commanded the few men holed up in the fort improvised. The survivors were saved by a Bavarian officer impressed by their courage. But the Bavarian troops indulged in killings in the village, frustrated by the resistance of porpoises and the participation of French civilians in combat

13:30 - 17:00

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  • Name: Musée de la Dernière Cartouche
  • Address: 12 Avenue de la Dernière Cartouche - 08140 - Bazeilles - France
  • Phone: (33) 03 24 27 15 86

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