1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Vionville
|←Violoncello||1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 28
|Viotti, Giovanni Battista→|
|See also Vionville on Wikipedia, and our 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica disclaimer.|
VIONVILLE, a village of Lorraine, between Metz and the French frontier, celebrated as the scene of the battle of Vionville (Rezonville or Mars-la-Tour), fought on the 16th of August 1870 between the French and the Germans (see Metz and Franco-German War).