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100 Years Ago Today in 1916, on the Western Front,

German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun

German troops seized Fort Douaumont, the most formidable of the forts guarding the walled city of Verdun, France, four days after launching their initial attack. 390 more words

Military History

S-a întâmplat azi - Începe bătălia de la Verdun, 1916

”Ils ne passeront pas”

Pe 21 februarie 1916 începe poate cea mai sângeroasă bătălie a Primului Război Mondial, bătălia de la Verdun, numită și ”Abatorul” deoarece 700000 de oameni au pierit pe câmpul de luptă. 91 more words

S-a întâmplat Azi

Verdun: Operation Judgement

Erich von Falkenhayn’s offensive of 1916 was aimed directly at the traditional invasion route between the Rhine and Paris.  The area had been used often enough that the area called the Heights of the Meuse were heavily fortified by the French over the years to have culminated in a series of forts that, if nothing else, put the entire Meuse-Rhine plain under observation for artillery. 601 more words

American History

River of Blood

The battle of Verdun began 99 years ago on this day in 1916.  A battle that lasted 303 days, involved over 1.4 million troops and resulted in a quarter of a million casualties.   420 more words


Verdun, France

Have you ever heard about “The Battle of Verdun”? It was a battle between France and Germany armies that happened durting the First World War from 21st February til 18th December 1916. 242 more words

Verdun 1914-1918 Online Multiplayer FPS - Spotlight


So today I’m going to bring you some info on a great new game that I’ve been playing – Verdun 1914-1918. It’s been created by two Development Studio’s M2H Games Studio and Blackmill Games both based in Alkmaar, Netherlands. 262 more words

PC Gaming

55-year-old woman charged in Verdun stabbing death

MONTREAL — A 55-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the stabbing death of a 57-year-old man.

Montreal police began its murder investigation after the man, later identified as Paul Brown, was found by a neighbour with multiple stab wounds to his upper body in the lobby of his apartment on Manning Street in the borough of Verdun on Feb. 43 more words