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V is for Verdun


Walk as far as you’re allowed.

‘Interdit. Verboten. Forbidden.’

For the grey earth still yields

a deadly iron harvest.

Stop and gaze around.

You’ll see green undulating hills, 56 more words

Verdun auditorium to be renovated

Plans to renovate the Verdun auditorium will finally be moving forward with work slated to begin in May.

After years of waiting, it seems residents are about to see big improvements that they say are sorely needed on the 80-year-old building. 262 more words



Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Neath Verdun, August-October, 1914 (Maurice Genevoix) at Booksamillion. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the //worldcat/oclc/609677553 a schema:CreativeWork; rdfs:label ” Neath Verdun, August-October, 1914.” ; schema:description ” Online version:” ; schema:isSimilarTo //worldcat/oclc/2917391 ; Neath Verdun : August-October, 1914. 239 more words



1916 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1916th year of the Common Era (CE Topics Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916, World War, — Campaigns France, Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916, World War, — Campaigns France Publisher New York : A.L. 486 more words


Verdun - 1st day

Dave posting;

We left Mutigny this morning and headed towards Nancy in Eastern France, we will have an overnight stop at Verdun.

En-route we bought diesel at 1.36 euros and later stopped at a local boulangarie for a lunchtime baggette, time to try out my schoolboy French, whilst in the shop I bought  two cakes, after all it’s Easter Sunday and we don’t have any chocolate in the motorhome! 446 more words

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10 World War I battles that killed Christianity

From Real Clear History by Brandon Christensen:

World War I is responsible for destroying Christianity as a moral order. Christianity survives today, of course, and even thrives in parts of the world, but it does so in the West as a form of resistance or as a reprieve from the day-to-day grind of life in secular democracies. 226 more words