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Verdun, a franco-german myth

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4741

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00:05:06

Production year

2016

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The commemorations of the centenary of the Battle of Verdun, during which 300,000 French and German soldiers were killed, officially begin on February 21st. In a hundred years, the legacy of this battle, a symbol of the horror and absurdity of war, has profoundly changed, as historians Antoine Prost and Gerd Krumeich explain.

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