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Choose from 3 pictures in our Fort collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Fort de Douaument - Verdun battlefield Featured Print

Fort de Douaument - Verdun battlefield

Fort de Douaument.
Built in 1884 and improved to withstand developments in artillery due to a failure in command the fort had been largely de-manned prior t the battle and was only garrisoned by about 80 gunners. It was captured by a patrol of the 24th Brandenburgers on April 26th and it became the focus of the battle for the following months.
In May 7th and explosion in a grenade store inside the fort killed 679 Germans who are buried in a walled up gallery and later that month the French got onto the northern art but were driven off and it was not until 24th October that the fort was re-captured

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