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The Myths about Bastille Day

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The Myths about Bastille Day

Post  Elena on Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:55 pm

There are quite a few popular misconceptions.

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Re: The Myths about Bastille Day

Post  Bunnies on Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:32 am

A lot of historians scoff over how few prisoners were housed in the Bastille, but that criticism falls off the mark. The Bastille wasn't stormed with the intention to liberate the prisoners, but rather to seize the gunpowder that had been sent there from the Arsenal.
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Re: The Myths about Bastille Day

Post  Mata Hari on Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:47 pm

Ooooh! Exclamation

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