10 AUG 1792 - Attack on Tuileries Palace Anniversary: The Fall of the Gallant Swiss Guard
Editor: You fought like Lions against the madness of a Nation and obeyed your King to certain death. Let all look to the sacrifice of your precious youth and shed a tear, though your glory was not in vain.
After driving back the crowd in the face of hostile canon, they were ordered to surrender but no quarter was given by the mob worked to fury by the lies of the Jacobins.
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