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Memories of Verdun by Francois Wikart

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The following article is based on the recollections of General Caloni and recollections of the authors’ grandfather’s experience of Verdun.  Most people know the battle of Verdun started on the 21st February 1916. The city lies on both banks of the River Meuse in North-eastern France. In 1916 the fortress of Verdun was stripped of its guns and …