Daily Archives : January 14, 2013

Creepy Travels – Vaux-devant-Damloup

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We quickly found village number 3, Vaux-devant-Damloup. The difference with the former two villages is that this one was rebuilt after World War I. The number of inhabitants is quite low though: only about 70 people live here. At the edge of the village there is a small monument that refers to the Battle of Verdun that meant the end of…

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Last Trip of 2012 – La Tranchée des Baïonnettes

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Our next stop was at this (in)famous monument. Is it reality? Or a legend? Or maybe a mix of both? I found some information on this website: History intermingles with legend concerning the Tranchée des Baionnettes. On the 12th of June 1916, this entrenched position was a part of the terrain forming a salient west of Fort Douaumont which the…

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