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TALES FROM THE BATTLEFIELD

Eyewitnesses to the Carnage. The Muck and Grime of Death. Special to The Great War Project (22-25 May) Vicious fighting resumes again at Verdun in northern France on the Western Front. On May 23rd a century ago, the French attack at Fort Douaumont, outside the town of Verdun. It looks at first like the French…