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Commemorating the centenary of the 1914-1918 Great War, Travel Pics remembers.

Verdun

The Battle of Verdun lasted from 21st February 1916 to 19th December 1916.

The Battle of Verdun was the longest single battle of World War One.

Fort de Douaumont

The Germans captured Fort Douaumont on 25th February, 1916 without a contest. The Colonial Infantry Troops of Morocco finally recaptured it on 24th October, 1916.

Fort de Douaumont, Verdun

Remembrance Sunday - Lest We Forget.

>> November - Armistice Signing in Compiegne.

Centenary Calendar Available Online. (UK - US)

Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War

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