Friday, May 31, 2013
Fleury-devant-Douaumont : french World War I soldiers discovered
In Fleury-devant-Douaumont, near Verdun were found the rests of 10 french soliders who died during the battles raging the region of Verdun at the end of march, early april 1916.
5 bodies have been identitfied, which is quite rare.
More info can be obtained here, here, here and here.
Fleury-devant-Douaumont itself was completely destroyed during World War I and was never rebuild after the war.