January 28, 1871

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1871, France surrendered in the Franco-Prussian War, thus continuing their history of losing wars since the ‘Curse of Napoleon’ took effect. France has since become known as the ‘Buffalo Bills’ of the military world with its inability to win a war.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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