ossuary Welcome to the Douamont's Ossuary
The battle of Verdun, February 21, 1916-December 1916 , 300 days and 300 nights of terrifying, endless battles. 26 000 000 shells fired by artillery, namely, 6 shells per m2, millions of broken bodies, and about 300 000 French and German soldiers reported missing.
The first two headstones were sealed by Marshal Petain honorary president of the Ossuary Committee and Monsignior GINITSY.
Solemn transfer of 52 coffins representing the sectors of the Battle of Verdun from the provisional cemetery to the permanent one…
Official inauguration by the President of the Republic Albert LEBRUN, architects AZEMA, Grand Prix de Rome EDREI and Hardy, holders of diplomas from the government .
in the footsteps of our ancestors
The site ``Memorial of men`` allows you to rediscover an extract from the military notebook of a given soldier. You will thus get to know in which battle sector the soldier fell.It allows you to eventually find his military sepulture if he has one.Memorial of men Graves
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un moment de recueillement et devoir de mémoire Nous avons visionné le petit film de 20 minutes puis sommes montés jusqu'en haut de la tour en nous arrêtant entre deux a la chapelle et dans la grande salle.. Du haut de la tour, vue d'ensemble...Plus
C est un devoir de mémoire que nous tenions à faire avec notre fille de 18 ans....quelle émotion....C est un bel hommage qui est rendu aux soldats....
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