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26/05 19:51 CET

France holds international commemorations to mark the centenary of the Battle of Verdun

France holds international commemorations to mark the centenary of the Battle of Verdun

At zero seven fifteen on the morning of February 21 1916. German artillery launched a fusillade of shells on the Caures wood. It was a battle tactic to prepare the ground for the armies to follow. The Germans had surprised the French. The battle of Verdun had begun well for…