Monument to the Victory at Verdun, sculpted by Jean Boucher, 1870-1939, designed by Leon Chesnay and inaugurated by French President Gaston Doumergue in 1929, Verdun, Meuse, Lorraine, France. The monument is built in a breach of the medieval walls, with a long staircase leading to a crypt and the tower topped by a statue of Charlemagne. The crypt houses books with the names of the French and American soldiers who fought in this region in World War One. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Monument to the Victory at Verdun, sculpted by Jean Boucher, 1870-1939, designed by Leon Chesnay and inaugurated by French President Gaston Doumergue in 1929, Verdun, Meuse, Lorraine, France. The monument is built in a breach of the medieval walls, with a long staircase leading to a crypt and the tower topped by a statue of Charlemagne. The crypt houses books with the names of the French and American soldiers who fought in this region in World War One. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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