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55100 Douaumont, France
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If you don’t go anywhere else, go here. Visit to the memorial is free, but you pay to watch the movie that explains why the memorial was built and climb the tower. It’s worth paying for. In 1919 they started collecting the unidentified dead from the battlefields around Verdun
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WWI history at its best. Movie may be disturbing for some adults and young children. Reality is depicted, but that’s what makes this tribute to all of the “unknowns” so inspirational. Walking up the bell tower is 200+ steps up and down. The views are phenomenal.
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Very interesting site but it could be SO much more! They only allow pictures from the tower but the windows are locked closed and not very clean. Short 15 minute tours could really bring this place to life and make it much more meaningful for everyone. Yes, it’s worth the
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I have not seen a sight in my 60+ years that has made such an impression on me about the in-humanity of war than this sight. If the remains of a 100.000+ unknown entombed in this memorial does not make you think, and think why, then I have start to doubt all of us. This was just
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This is another must when in Verdun,France. This building houses the bones of hundreds of thousands of unknown soldiers who died in the battles around Verdun during WW1. There is an auditorium where you can watch a short film explaining the battle between France and Germany.
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