The Two Sieges of Przemysl

From a French Newsmagazine

A general map of the fortified zone

A sketch of a Przemysl fort


Drawings by British War-Correpondent H. C. Seppings-Wright (1850-1937)
from the May 8th issue of 'L'Illustration'

Metal bridge over the river San destroyed by Austrian forces

Surrender of Austrian forces.
To the right the remains of an armored train.
Forts burn in the background.

Ruins of Fort Hurka

The battlefield on the eve of the capitualtion.
Russian troops wait in the snow as the Austrians destroy forts and supply dumps.

*see other drawings by Seppings-Wright : Przemysl / Antwerp1 / Antwerp 2

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