Battle of Verdun Facts

German Soldiers in trench at the Battle of Verdun.
German Soldiers at the Battle of Verdun

Introduction - Battle of Verdun

The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle of World War One. This great battle which started on the 21st of February in 1916 lasted until December 16th, 1916. Where history has seen long battles with great loss of life nothing compares to this battle. Read on for a kid-friendly summary of this battle. In the list of facts below you will find out why it was one of the worst battles in history, who won the battle, and what the significance of the battle was.

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