Map of the Strasbourg Citadel, circa 18th Century [2048x1401](/r/HI_Res link in comments)


Wow that's impressive, had been the defences ever place to the test? I actually don't think these fortifications that are specific put to the test. However during the war that is franco-Prussian town dropped after a ...



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  • Wow that's impressive, were the defences ever put to the test?
  • I don't think these specific fortifications were put to the test. However during the Franco-Prussian war the city fell after a month and a half siege in 1870. The city was heavily fortified then in fact it was considered one of the strongest fortress cities in Europe at the time. Its works were likely an outgrowth of these but I'm not 100%. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Strasbourg
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