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Metz

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-15 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-15 map








Facts in brief:

Fortified by Romans; sacked by Attila 5th cen.; prospered as free imperial city 13th cen.; taken by French along with Tour & Verdun 1552; surrendered to Germans in 1870 & was under German rule 1871-1918; reverted to France after World War I.

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