The Fortifications of Verdun 1874-1917
64 page book.
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About this book
The ring of fortifications protecting the city of Verdun on the Meuse River would become critical in the infamous battle of World War I. This book examines these fortifications, including the famous forts of Douaumont and Vaux that saw some of the fiercest fighting during the battle.
- Design and development
- Tour of the site
- Principles of defence
- The living site
- The site in war
- The site today
Paperback; April 2011; 64 pages; ISBN: 978184908412