The Battles of the First World War Podcast looks to go in-depth into the battles of the Great War of 1914-1918. The goal is to really go into the details of how and why these battles unfolded and happened as they did. In telling the narrative of these clashes we can revisit some of the stories of the men who lived, fought, and died during the first titanic struggle of the 20th Century, for these people have stories that deserve to be told.
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In this episode we’ll cover the first two days of the battle, from the barrage on the 21st through the defense of the Boise des Caures by LTC Emile Driant and his 56th and 59th Chasseurs a Pied.   On February 21st, 1916, nine days past schedule, the Germans opened their attack on Verdun on … Continue reading "Episode 32: Verdun – Judgment on the Meuse". . .
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