Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Souville ...

... At Chapelle Sainte-Fine (now marked by an impressive fallen-lion
monument memorial to the 130th Division), the Germans reached
the limit of their march towards Verdun on 12 July 1916.
Although fighting continued for several months more in this area,
the defense of Verdun virtually ceased. It was only a matter of time
when the French would go on the offensive ...
source: - verdun american high school