Verdun Battlefield

Fort Douaumont, set on hill 388, was originally part of the defense system built by General Séré de Rivières to protect France from a Germa...
Built between 1881 and 1884 and then reinforced in 1888 with a special layer of concrete that would resist explosives, Fort Vaux was modernised ...
An excellent introduction to the Great War, the Verdun Memorial is located at the heart of the battlefields and is among the principal European Great ...
12th June 1916 was marked by the historical yet legendary "Bayonet Trench" incident. A memorial, set on the northern slope of the Ravin ...
Besides the very heavy human losses, the Great War also left behind very heavy material damage, included the destruction of nine villages (Beaumont, ...
Built upon the initiative of His Grace Ginisty, Bishop of Verdun, Douaumont Ossuary was inaugurated on 7th August 1932 by the President of the French ...