The Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 was the first modern war in Europe. It was the longest military conflict fought on European soil since the end of the Napoleonic Wars. The end of the war marked the ascendency of Imperial Germany as the preeminent military power on the continent. Manufactured in Germany and printed in the U.S.A. by Allegro Corporation, Portland Oregon, 2007. Narrated by Bob Sessions.