Douaumont

Fort de Douaumont (The Douaumont Fort)

  • Jun 8, 2018
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Fort Douaumont is the mightiest of the forts surrounding Verdun. Captured in a surprise attack four day after the beginning of the Battle of Verdun, it was occupied by the German Army for eight months. They used it as shelter for their read more

Ossuary of Douaumont

  • Jun 6, 2018
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The Ossuary contains the remains of 130,000 unknown soldiers. Visitors see a film entitled, "Verdun des hommes de boue" (Verdun, Men in Mud). The film is shown every half-hour, with commentary available in French, German, English, Dutch, Russian and Chinese. Visitors can read more