On the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian war in July 1870, what was the response of students at the University of Bonn in the German state of Westphalia?

Answer: The entire student body, 1000 students, all enlisted.

Source: The Fall of Paris – The Siege and the Commune 1870-71 by Sir Alistair Horne

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