Apocalypse Verdun: The Illusion

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Apocalypse Verdun: The Illusion
National Geographic  |  February 20, 2017

It's 1916 and ever since Verdun Commander, General Petain imposed his strategy, the Germans are struggling. In the Somme the Allies have launched into the long awaited battle but it takes a disastrous turn. Pinning all their hopes on a Verdun victory the French launch a counter offensive but must then ask themselves, how many lives are they willing to lose to win?

It's 1916 and ever since Verdun Commander, General Petain imposed his strategy, the Germans are struggling. In the Somme the Allies have launched into the long awaited battle but it takes a disastrous turn. Pinning all their hopes on a Verdun victory the French launch a counter offensive but must then ask themselves, how many lives are they willing to lose to win?

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