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For the Love of the French!

Have you ever heard of the city of Verdun, France?  This was day 1 of our Verdun Experience.

While in Europe over the summer we planned a two-night stop-over in Verdun on our way to Marseille from Paris.  691 more words


Nautical battles in Verdun, France

 On August 22-24, 2014, the city of Verdun in France hosted the Water Festival – a 3-day event dedicated to water – that offered various activities along the Meuse river. 53 more words

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September 7, 1914

Germans reach the extreme point of their advance. Tide of invasion begins to turn. Fighting all along the line from just east of Paris to… 16 more words


On September 5, 1914

As we’re about to celebrate the beginning of the Bataille de la Marne (100 years ago), I thought you may appreciate this map, which showed the situation of French Army (with dots in the lower part of the map), allied armies in Belgium (in the upper part of the map), and German Army Corps (shown with arrows). 24 more words


August 30, 1914

Allies believed to be holding the line of the Somme, the Oise, and the Upper Meuse. Austrians invade Russian Poland.


Joyeux Noel (2005)

I was thinking recently about my first memory relating to the Great War. It took a while but I came to the conclusion it was watching the Australian mini-series ANZACs. 1,052 more words