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Ouvrage du Coran

Here’s another aerial view coming from my collection; we’re once again in the North of Verdun, in August 1917. The photograph was taken with a 45° angle; that’s allows us to clearly see the lunar landscape (note the destroyed trees) and see some details of the “ 54 more words


Bois-le-Prêtre, April 1915

The location and the date of this picture are known thanks to a handwritten caption. Bois-le-Prêtre is a wood located near Pont-à-Mousson, in French Lorraine.




WSW of Verdun, was held by the Counts of Bar as a fief of the Bishops of Verdun (and so, although west of the Meuse, was not part of the Barrois mouvant, for which the Counts of Bar paid homage to the King of France, because it was not the Counts’ own land). 69 more words



Not pretty, quite dull, and still a lot of ice in places, so not boring to stroll through…


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MONTREAL – The key to a Parti Quebecois majority government could lie in 10 per cent of Quebec’s ridings where the party lost electoral nail-biters just 18 months ago. 723 more words


Your guide to Verdun's 2014 provincial election race

Watch: Verdun MNA Henri-Francois Gautrin retires

On Monday April 7, Global News will have up-to-the-minute live Quebec election results, with a live blog starting at 6 p.m. 224 more words


Boyau des Deux Bois

It’s been a while I haven’t published one of my aerial views of trenches in the region of Verdun photographed in September 1917. Here we are; this one shows the “Boyau des Deux Bois” (i.e. 34 more words