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.

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