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A Hill in No-Man's Land  
   

A Hill in No-Man's Land

It is quiet here now. No more shelling, no more screams of the wounded and dying. There is just the rusting barb wire and bomb craters to remind us of what was and hopefully will never be again.
Verdun, France

April 15th 2008
VERDUN “They had conquered a notorious hill. They had lived in trenches that had been alternately French and German. These trenches sometimes lay filled with bodies in different stages of decomposition. They were once men in the prime of their lives, but had fallen for the possession of this hill. This hill, that was partly built on dead bodies already. A battle after which they lay rotting ... read more
Europe » France » Lorraine » Verdun

French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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