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'The Heroes of Verdun', 1916

Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1916.

Wounded French soldiers arrive at Verdun railway station for transportation to hospitals. The Battle of Verdun (1916) lasted for over nine months and was one of the bloodiest engagements in history. French casualties during the battle exceeded 370,000. The German Army sustained around 330,000 casualties.

From a collection of 164 British, French and Belgian official photographs.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2002-02-589-67

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2002-02-589-67

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