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French machine gun emplacement.
Remembering Verdun on the Way to Reims

July 12th 2015
Sunday 12 July 2015 Our visit to Metz did not disappoint us. After a full day of sightseeing it was time to move on. Our plan for today was to visit Verdun on our way to Reims. The day started cooler than we have felt for a while but there is no hint of rain. A few days ago rain had been forecast but there is no sign of rain as we start off on today's journey. Heading northwest we pass throu ... read more
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