8/8/1914 France captures Mulhouse

French troops cross the border into Alsace, ceded to Germany after the war of 1870. The French encounter little resistance and advance to the town of Mulhouse. There is great rejoicing there as the Tricolour flies once more and city resounds to the sound of bands playing La Marseillaise.

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