Piedmontese army attacking the Neapolitan fortress of Civitella del Tronto, during the Italian independence wars or the Risorgimento, 25th February 1861, from Le Monde Illustre, March 1861.  Civitella del Tronto was the last stand of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies after 2 sieges in 1860, and finally surrendered on 20th March 1861. Copyright © Collection Particuliere Tropmi / Manuel Cohen

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Piedmontese army attacking the Neapolitan fortress of Civitella del Tronto, during the Italian independence wars or the Risorgimento, 25th February 1861, from Le Monde Illustre, March 1861. Civitella del Tronto was the last stand of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies after 2 sieges in 1860, and finally surrendered on 20th March 1861. Copyright © Collection Particuliere Tropmi / Manuel Cohen

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