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Verdun: The killing field

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Original languageEnglish
JournalHistory Today
Published9 Sep 2016

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The epic German offensive to take the strategically crucial fortress in north-east France reached its bloody end 100 years ago this month. Robert Foley looks at how and why Erich von Falkenhayn, the Chief of the German General Staff, sought to break the deadlock on the Western Front.

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