'There is still much snow on the environs of Verdun, 1916
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1916.
A French convoy of munitions and guns makes its way to Verdun. Nicknamed 'the mill on the Meuse', 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
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection