Travel Notes > Travel Notes Blog: October - Fort de Douaumont, Verdun
Commemorating the centenary of the 1914-1918 Great
Travel Pics remembers.
The Battle of
Verdun was the longest single battle of World War One.
Fort de Douaumont
The Germans captured Fort Douaumont on 25th February, 1916 without a contest. The
Colonial Infantry Troops of Morocco finally recaptured it on 24th October, 1916.
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