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Verdun-sur-Meuse, 55100 Verdun, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not that much to see. Just a small monument, offered to the French to remember those who died in the war.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BrunoFrois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Legend has it that a French infantry force was here in the trenches ready to attack the German forces when a huge artillery barrage hit them and buried them instantly. All that could be seen were their bayonets sticking up from the ground. This spot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The story is that on June 12, 1916, French troops of the 137th Regiment were lined up in their trench with guns in hand ready to go over the top and engage the Germans in battle, when an explosion (or explosions) buried them alive under...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CPaM68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A concrete arc above the mass grave, surrounded by a vast forest, is all what is left of this place. Don't expect to see anything spectacular, but take a moment to ponder and think about the dead men lying beneath you.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EldarND
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This whole area is very interesting and absorbing. After the war was finally over, it was decided to plant a forest over the land which had been so devastated by years of war and millions of shells. In that forest is the Trench. How incredible...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jonathanndavies
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Tragedy in the Trench of the bayonets is a solemn display to honor those lost in the trenches. So many lost at this site and others.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kamgram
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The gates and the walk up create a sombre mood. The trench with the buried soldiers is protected by a vast and thick concrete structure. The story goes that the soldiers were killed and buried when a shell exploded collapsing their trench. Their commanding officer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely monument that is a memorial for the fallen soldiers. No, there are no bayonets and maybe it is not an actual trench. But it is worth a visit and it is a peaceful memorial.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mephistophelean
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is an early memorial to the battle here. It came about from a battlefield myth. It was paid for by an American. Worth a stop to compare it to other memorials in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

At the battlefield at Verdun there are a lot of places to visit and a car is key. One of these places are this trenches where a group of soldiers.. ready to storm the enemy positions further up where buried alive by the soil from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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