French Revolution Comic Strip - Storming of Bastille
By Thomas Parra.
Source: (Ellis & Esler 44)
Bastille Medieval fortress
Give us your weapons and gunpowder
July 14, 1789 Paris, France
There's a crowd outside the prison....
The Commander says to open fire on the crowd!
The Parisians have entered the fortress and killed the Commander!
WE ARE UNDER ATTACK!
We did not find any weapons!
The angry Parisians broke through the Bastille
The storming of the Bastille represented years of abuse by the monarchy of France. This day has been celebrated by the French as their national independence day since 1880.
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