"From this place, and from this day forth begins a new era in the history of the world, and you can all say that you were present at its birth."
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Quote O' The Day, Bastille Day, 2011
After the revolution in France, The Prussians invaded in the hope of restoring the monarchy. They were unsuccessful. With the defeated army at Valmy was the young German playwright Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He understood the significance of a revolutionary army's victory.
Posted by Dave Fryett at 9:34 PM