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Battle of Verdun
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Battle of Verdun


  important World War I battle (1916); in some of the bloodiest fighting in World War I the French stopped the German offensive
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The Battle of Verdun resulted in more than a 700,000 casualties and marked the horror of modern warfare for the French in a manner similar to the way the simultaneous Battle of the Somme did for the British. In the national memory, it is similar to what Gettysburg is for the United States.
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