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

Monday, February 21, 2022

Revisiting the Battle of Verdun

21 February 1916 — Opening Barrage of the Battle

One hundred and six years ago today, the Battle of Verdun began. Over the years we have presented a number of articles on this signature battle of the Great War.  Here are most of our articles that have focused on the Verdun. I've not listed overlapping articles or shorter pieces that I expanded on in longer articles. Click on each title listed below to read the article.


100 Years Ago: Fort Vaux Falls

18 December 1916: The Battle of Verdun Ends

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