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Address: Highway N-33, Verdun, France
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Small-Group WWI Day Trip from Paris: Verdun and Meuse-Argonne Battlefields
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14,000+ Americans are buried here. Our WWI Centennial trip included a visit. The WWI Christian and Jewish markers are identical to those in Arlington,VA. This is a very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Centerville, Ohio

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

14,000+ Americans are buried here. Our WWI Centennial trip included a visit. The WWI Christian and Jewish markers are identical to those in Arlington,VA. This is a very somber and spiritual visit.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The largest US military overseas cemetary. It was designed personally by General Pershing for fallen American troops from WW I. A serene, awe-inspiring site, too-little visited for its importance in American military history. The drive there will take one through beautiful French country that was the epicenter of some of the most vicious combat in history.

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Mirepoix, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is the largest American Military cemetery in Europe. Therefore the vastness of the place is moving in itself. The aspect and gardens are stunning. The rows and rows of graves are so precise it does remind you of soldiers in formation. A must visit when in the area.

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The number of graves and their arrangement on the hill is very moving. It was surprising that there were so many American deaths in WW I (and of course many more French and Germans were killed). This is the largest American military cemetary in Europe. The cemetary is about 45 minutes from Dououmont and a GPS or old fashioned map... More 

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New Philadelphia, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

While I was stationed in Germany, I had the pleasure of attending a joint ceremony with the French. This place is so peaceful, and beautiful. We paid our respect to those who had fallen. The city of Verdun is also a very nice place to visit. Very nice people and tons of things to see.

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Girona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It was raining, it was difficult to reach the site because it's located in the middle of nowhere. However, it was really worth the visit! Probably one of the best places I visited during my trip to Verdun and other WWI battlefields in the surrounding area. It's just IMPRESSIVE! Bigger than other American war cemeteries in Normandy. Something that really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

So impressed. Very moving. Not something a lot of people would go out of their way to see. The cemetery is a quiet place unless there is a tour bus visiting. With over 12000 graves you have to visit the memorial and see all the names of the dead soldiers that do not have graves because their bodies were never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Out of Verdun and a bit hard to find. I think it was on the D30 and if you read a travel book is shows you can get there two ways. Trust me take the D-30 from Verdun much faster.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Somber place to visit in beautiful countryside about 20 miles northwest of Verdun. Largest WWI American cemetery in Europe, soldiers from the Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A meandering drive took us eventually to such an unexpectedly large and beautiful cemetery. With less visitors than sites nearer to Verdun this quiet and beautifully landscaped cemetery shocked us with the amount of graves, revealing a lesser know part of the History of World War !. On the way out don't miss the tiny and very sad German Cemetery.

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Address: Highway N-33, Verdun, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Lorraine  >  Meuse  >  Verdun

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