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  mass execution at Nantes.jpg - France during the Terror. Firing Squads of Nantes. After the Republican armies defeated the counter-revolutionary forces in the Vendée, the punishment of the entire region was severe and sometimes ferocious. Pictured here are the executions of captured Vendéens en masse by firing squads outside of the city of Nantes. The brutality of such repression is suggested by the foreboding clouds. The person responsible for these executions, Jean-Baptiste Carrier, was recalled to Paris and eventually tried and executed in 1794 for what we would call "war crimes."  
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France during the Terror. Firing Squads of Nantes. After the Republican armies defeated the counter-revolutionary forces in the Vendée, the punishment of the entire region was severe and sometimes ferocious. Pictured here are the executions of captured Vendéens en masse by firing squads outside of the city of Nantes. The brutality of such repression is suggested by the foreboding clouds. The person responsible for these executions, Jean-Baptiste Carrier, was recalled to Paris and eventually tried and executed in 1794 for what we would call "war crimes." Download
Caption: France during the Terror. Firing Squads of Nantes. After the Republican armies defeated the counter-revolutionary forces in the Vendée, the punishment of the entire region was severe and sometimes ferocious. Pictured here are the executions of captured Vendéens en masse by firing squads outside of the city of Nantes. The brutality of such repression is suggested by the foreboding clouds. The person responsible for these executions, Jean-Baptiste Carrier, was recalled to Paris and eventually tried and executed in 1794 for what we would call "war crimes."
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