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29 January 1915 Cpt Henri-Joseph Naudan died of his wounds (1)

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He was recalled into service at Mende during the first weeks of August 1914. By the end of September, Henri was in action during the Battle of Lorraine - after which he was promoted to Caporal – before moving to Verdun in October. Engaged in the area of Forges and Le Mort-Homme, Henri was grievously wounded at the end of January 1915. He was evacu…


Verdun, 1916, the battle that changed the 20th Century by Philip Stevens

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Verdun, 1916, the battle that changed the 20th Century by Philip Stevens   Verdun remains the longest single battle in history but one of the least understood.  What happened at Verdun and how it affected the British, American, French and German nations for the rest of the war and the rest of the century. Philip is a specialist lecturer and tour…