Battle Of Verdun
Come visit the Longest battle in WW1!!!
Location: Western front town of verdun
1,250,000 Germans began a march against the French's 1,140,000 men
337,231 thousand casualties on the french side. General was Philippe Petain.
337,000 were lost on the German. General was Erich von Falkenhayn.
Date: February 21 1916 - December 18 1917
Machine guns and gas masks were used
The bayonet was the most used weapon in the battle of verdun
Artillery was another favored method used in the battle
Famous Quote by a french soilder
The remarkable sites
- battle sites (where men fought): PC Driant, the Douaumont and Vaux Forts on the right bank; Hill 304 and Le Mort-Homme on the left bank, etc.
- cemetery sites (where men are buried): the National Necropolis and the Douaumont Ossuary, etc.
- remembrance sites (where homage is paid to the combattants): The Mémorial de Verdun, the Tranchée des Baïonnettes, the Monuments to Jews and Muslims who died for France, etc
- sites of life (where people lived): the destroyed villages.
-Hotel de montaulbain
-hotel de tigre
Where to eat
-Aux Delices du maroc
-Aubrege de la tour
Nice places to visit near
-the american Cemetery
-fort de vaux