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Archives du mois de February 2016

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- 02 -262016

The “hyperbataille” of Verdun, second episode : german objectives at Verdun

In September 1915, French operations conducted during the Third Battle of Artois and the Second Battle of Champagne proved to be costly defeats as the opponent fully demonstrated its military superiority. However, in Germany economic […]

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The “hyperbataille” of Verdun, first episode : geography of the battle, the left and right banks of the Meuse

The Battle of Verdun took place on both sides of the Meuse, running west to east from the crest of Les Eparges to the Buttes of Vauquois both zones of violent fighting for the control […]

- 02 -212016

The “hyperbataille” of Verdun : episode pilot

On February 21, 1916, German High Command launched a major offensive on the Verdun sector, designated by the French Army «région fortifiée de Verdun» (VRF). This offensive was to become the first act of one of […]

- 02 -022016

Inauguration of the special exhibition the “Hyperbataille” of Verdun

The exhibition the “Hyperbataille” of Verdun was inaugurated on Tuesday 2 February 2016, in presence of representatives of the Mission Centenaire 14-18 (First World War Centenary), the French Defence Ministry, the Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale […]

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