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Verdun : Fort Douaumont

Author: Christina Holstein
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : L. Cooper, 2002.
Series: Battleground Europe., Verdun.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book details the history of Fort Douaumont and the men who fought there, providing a detailed narrative of Battle of Verdun, the fall of Fort Douaumont, and the bombardment by French forces compelling the Germans to retreat. It covers critical units and individuals and provides four different car tours of differing lengths and alternative routes. Numerous maps and various aerial and technical drawings accompany  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Führer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Holstein
ISBN: 0850528992 9780850528992
OCLC Number: 52773620
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: The keystone of the arch --
Douaumont has fallen! --
A terrible explosion --
A thunderstorm of smoke and steel --
The stronghold retaken --
After the battle.
Series Title: Battleground Europe., Verdun.
Other Titles: Fort Douaumont
Responsibility: Christina Holstein.

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This book details the history of Fort Douaumont and the men who fought there, providing a detailed narrative of Battle of Verdun, the fall of Fort Douaumont, and the bombardment by French forces compelling the Germans to retreat. It covers critical units and individuals and provides four different car tours of differing lengths and alternative routes. Numerous maps and various aerial and technical drawings accompany this guide of the battlefield.

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