Douaumont Ossuary During the 300 days of the 1916 Battle of Verdun approximately 230,000 soldiers died. The Douaumont Ossuary was built as a memorial to the battle and contains the remains of at least 130,000 of those who died in Verdun. Verdun, France
Sobering Images Show Famous World War I Battle Sites A Century Later
Craters: An aerial view of the Newfoundland Memorial Park in Beaumont Hamel, Northern France with its shell craters and trenches. Tragic but also amazing, nearly 100 years and the holes are still there.
Gallipoli - World War I is one of the most painful periods in Australian history. The campaign was the first major battle undertaken by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), and is often considered to mark the birth of national consciousness in both of these countries. Anzac Day, 25 April, remains the most significant commemoration of military casualties and veterans in Australia and New Zealand, surpassing Armistice Day/Remembrance Day. #dayna_trueman #yankinaustralia…