Verdun - World War I


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August 31st 2006
Published: August 31st 2006
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East of the city of Verdun you will find the battlefield of the greatest battle in World War I. Verdun is a symbol for the massive slaughter of soldiers in this war. Even the landscape has its scarves today as you see on the pictures. On the top of the battlefield stands Fort Douaumont which the Germans were able to occupy for nine months. Verdun keeps the memory for us how cruel a war is. In the Ossuaire the bones of 600 000 German and French soldiers are buried. Let’s hope their victim for us was not in vain.


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View from the top of Fort Douaumont East
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View from the top of Fort Douaumont West
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Inside Fort Douaumont

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Trench

One of over 1000!
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Ossuaire 2

View from the tower of the Ossuaire


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