first word war

The Duzey battery (Le Canon de Duzey)

  • Jun 8, 2018
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Located in Warphernont Wood, the emplacement for the SKL - 45 Max - 380 mm gun was one of the most closely guarded secrets of the First World War. It was in a particularly strategic position behind the German front lines. The read more

Trench of Bayonets (la tranchée des Baïonnettes)

  • Jun 8, 2018
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This monument, which was built by an American, is based on a legend stating that French soldiers were buried alive, standing in their trench during constant shelling. It has remained in popular memory as a symbol of Verdun's battlefield. 55100 DOUAUMONT Unrestricted read more