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Verdun man missing since May 21

Police are asking the public’s help to locate a missing person.

Marc-André Dorion left his home in Verdun on May 21 to go by boat to l’Île aux Hérons with a friend. 109 more words

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Le mystère des chênes de Verdun | ©Paysages en Bataille

Il est communément admis que la bataille de Verdun, qui a vu s’affronter des troupes françaises et allemandes, a toujours moins intéressé le public britannique que les combats de la Somme ou des Flandres. 89 more words

Histoire

Anti-white rap concert shut down by French nationalists

PARIS (AP) – A French mayor has canceled a rap concert marking 100 years since the World War I Battle of Verdun after objections from the country’s increasingly influential far right. 125 more words

Wooden Crosses (1932)

It’s fair to say that the experiences of the combatants of the various countries in the Great War each have their signature array of horrors. These experiences, these elements of their story are normally closely linked to a particular battle. 1,059 more words

Grass

GRASS

BY CARL SANDBURG

Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo.
Shovel them under and let me work—
I am the grass; I cover all. 46 more words

Poetry

More Backlog

Some more pictures from over the last 4 or 5 months. 131 more words

Urban

The Price of Glory, Verdun and Sandburg

Carl Sandburg wrote one of his most unforgettable pieces using the names of places synonymous with the horrors of war, such as Austerlitz, Waterloo and Gettysburg. 181 more words

Peace