Almost 100 years ago the battle of Verdun began. Everyone, which concerns itself with the Great War, encounters sooner or later the name Verdun. The name is standing for more than 1000 years of common german – french history.
Begun with “Karl der Grosse” one up to the hereditaryness and to the senseless material battle in the First World War. Today germans and french are good neighbours and meet regularly at monuments and graves of both nations. The goal of the “Verdun 14-18″ project is it to obtain a extensive view of a partial aspect of the first world war as possible. A goal of these sides is not to glorify the war.
With this side shall the happenings of the First World War brought in a better understanding, draw a lesson of it it and develop a historical consciousness. The suffer and victims of fallen in both world wars, equal which nation, shall not come into oblivion.
If you have some questions to topics of the First World War or you like to tell us your opinion to “Verdun 14-18″, send us please an email to mailing [at] verdun14-18 [dot] de