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Difficult to put into context

I understand why the monument was erected but my difficulty is due to the surrounding wood which... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Very Moving

It's a pain to get to but completely worth it. I went on a soaking wet day and glad I did. If you... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
wdc3293
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Shiloh,Illinois
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
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“madness” (2 reviews)
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Verdun, France

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

I understand why the monument was erected but my difficulty is due to the surrounding wood which makes it impossible to work out the lay of the land or locate points of interest. The hill (like nearby Cote 304) is still heavily pockmarked by shell...More

1  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 12 August 2016

It's a pain to get to but completely worth it. I went on a soaking wet day and glad I did. If you go, after you park your car backtrack down the road and walk up that path, I followed the signs through the woods,...More

Thank wdc3293
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I believe the old line is: "Madness or Lunacy is making the same mistake again and again." Well, this is it. How many times does one fight over the same small piece of earth and cover it with so many dead bodies. If that isn't...More

Thank 102445Patrick
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I have just read the recent reviews and felt I must comment as it is now 100 years since the awful battle of Verdun. It is some time since we visited this area, but this one spot seemed the most poignant. We were the only...More

Thank MidlandsDisappointed
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We have recently visited Mort Homme which is situated to the west of Verdun. The monument is impressive but there is not much else to see although there are some good walks in the vicinity. Hill 304 is also close by but again there is...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 22 April 2016

If you're a WWI battle student or visitor, then you must stop by here. A simple but moving monument. War trenches surround the area.

1  Thank EDD1967_83
Reviewed 27 November 2015

The monument itself is a bit spooky but worth seeing. It's off the beaten track like many of the battlefield sites in this area.

2  Thank Rod G
Reviewed 27 October 2015

while the monument is striking and the views are impressive, the 100 year old remnants of battle stay with me the most. The entire landscape of the hilltop is scarred, with shell craters and trenches still visible even though now covered with grass and trees....More

2  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 27 September 2015

There are several routes you can take but no trees painted or arrows to indicate the route so hard to just head off into the undergrowth without any sense of direction. Excellent monuments and we were the only people so very quiet and serene.

Thank Coolcookingteacher
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Quite appropriate monument. Most US generals hate war. During the 10 months BATTLES of Verdun, the German & French Generals loved war. The men did not! Neither the German nor French people or soldiers were blood thirsty. And the first cousins Nicholas, and Wilhelm did...More

Thank SavantIII_11
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