Battle of Verdun

By: Carleta Gray

Summary


  • The battle of Verdun was one of the longest single battle of World War One.
  • The casualties from Verdun and also the impact the battle had on the french army was primary the reason for the British starting the Battle of Somme in July (1916), mostly to take the presser or the thought off of Verdun.
  • The Battle of Verdun took place in France (February 21, 1916) it lasted until (December 16,1916).
  • On July 14 the Germans called off their Offensive. Falkenhayn was dismissed shortly after, the failure to Verdun.
  • The battle of Verdun was won by the Germans.
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Generals

  • Generals of the battle of Verdun, Robert Nivelle , Erich von Falkenhayn

Weather conditions of Battle of Verdun

  • The weather conditions in Verdun were extremely more from muddy, (heavy rain, and wind.)