Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Friday, December 9, 2016

Verdun Air War Remembered at the Paris (Le Bourget) Air Musée

The Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace located at Le Bourget airport in Paris opened a new exhibition in October focused on the air war during the Battle of Verdun, the First World War’s longest engagement.  It will run until 29 January 2017.  Here are some photos of the exhibits.

The Venue

Nieuport 11 That Played a Key Role in the Verdun Air War

French Ace Jean Navarre Flew Over Verdun


Flying Gear Display

Zeppelin Damage in the French Rear Area

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