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Fort Douaumont WWI

Fort Douaumont WWI

The Battle of Verdun was a major battle of the Western Front in World War I. The battle was fought between the German and French armies between February 21 and 19 December 1916 around Verdun-sur-Meuse in northeast France. It resulted in more than a quarter of a million deaths and about half a million wounded. It was the longest battle of World War I, and the second bloodiest after the battle of...
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Verdun

Verdun

Verdun, a WWI battle site
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Fort Douaumont after the Battle of Verdun 1917

Fort Douaumont after the Battle of Verdun 1917

Both sides suffered very heavy casualties during the ten months of the Battle of Verdun. Sources do not agree on the number of casualties suffered during the battle. In some, French loses were 61,000 dead, 101,000 missing and 216,000 wounded, a total of 378,000 while German loses were 142,000 killed or missing and 187,000 wounded, for a total of 329,000. Other sources give higher figures ľ Fren...
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Tour Guide for places of the Battle of Verdun

Tour Guide for places of the Battle of Verdun

This is not a histoy book, just visual help for planning a trip to the battlefields of Verdun. There are tons of books and millions of internet sites.
Some localizations of cemeteries are estimated due to the lack of innocence. Please feel free to help when you get knowledge of the exact place.
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Notre Dame de Lorette National Cemetery and Basilica

Notre Dame de Lorette National Cemetery and Basilica

Notre Dame de Lorette is the name of a ridge, basilica, and cemetery northwest of Arras at the village of Ablain-Saint-Nazaire. The high point of the hump-backed ridge stands 165 metres high and - with Vimy Ridge - utterly dominates the otherwise flat Douai plain and the town of Arras.

The ground was strategically important during the First World War and was bitterly contested in...
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The Battle of Alamein, Egypt (Overlay)

The Battle of Alamein, Egypt (Overlay)

The Battle of Alamein, or more correctly the Second Battle of El Alamein, marked a significant turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II. The battle lasted from October 23 to November 3, 1942. Following the First Battle of El Alamein, which had stalled the Axis advance, General Bernard Montgomery took command of the British Commonwealth's Eighth Army from Claude Auchinleck in...
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Verdun 1914 Forts belt

Verdun 1914 Forts belt

The second "heavy" fortified pole in Lorraine partially modernized just before WWI. Some of these forts are now definitely anchored in memories (Vaux, Douaumont..) due to their heroic resistance accomplishing Verdun strong formula "On ne passe pas !" ("You won't get through")
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Battle of Waterloo (overlay)

Battle of Waterloo (overlay)

Very large overlay of France and western Europe during the Battle of Waterloo.
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Battle Abbey

Battle Abbey

Battle Abbey is a partially ruined abbey complex in the small town of Battle in East Sussex, England. The Abbey was built on the scene of the Battle of Hastings and dedicated to St. Martin.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_Abbey
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Polygon Wood Corner July 1917

Polygon Wood Corner July 1917

The Battle of Polygon Wood was a small conflict of the Battle of Passchendaele in World War I. The majority of the battle was fought near Ypres, Belgium, in an area named the Polygon Wood after the layout of the area. However, much of the woodland had been under intense shelling during the Battle of Passchendaele, and the area changed hands many times throughout the course of the campaign. The ...
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WW I - Battle of Somme (overlay map)

WW I - Battle of Somme (overlay map)

The 1916 Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles of the First World War, with more than one million casualties. The British and French forces attempted to break through the German lines along a 25 mile (40 km) front north and south of the River Somme in northern France. One purpose of the battle was to draw German forces away from the battle of Verdun; however, by its end the losses ...
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American Revolutionary War - Battle of Fort Montgomery 1777 (overlay map)

American Revolutionary War - Battle of Fort Montgomery 1777 (overlay map)

On October 6, 1777, a combined force of roughly 2,100 Loyalists, Hessians and British regulars led by Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton attacked Forts Montgomery and Clinton from the landward side (which was only partially completed) with support from cannon fire from British ships on the Hudson River. By the end of the day, both forts had fallen to the British who burned the forts and tore ...
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