Sedan - Murraylands Region, South Australia.

Sedan is one of a number of towns in South Australia which commemorate battles fought in France. However, unlike most of those, which originate from the First World War, Sedan recalls the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, when 'the entire French Army surrendered to the Germans' (Manning). Is it any coincidence that the town was laid out by a man named Pfeiffer ? The German influence ran deep in early South Australia.

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