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The Memorial de Verdun museum is located in the middle of the old World War I battlefields just north east of Verdun. The museum is a combination of a memorial site and a museum. The memorial was built in the 1960's and it  remembers both the French and German soldiers - as well as the civilian populations - lost during the World War I Battle of Verdun.
 
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A French World War I uniform, weapon and other items displayed at the Memorial de Verdun.

A French World War I uniform, weapon and other items displayed at the Memorial de Verdun.
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Two full-size World War I German and French fighter aircrafts displayed at the Memorial de Verdun.

Two full-size World War I German and French fighter aircrafts displayed at the Memorial de Verdun.
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One of  the displays at the Memorial de Verdun regarding the life of the civilians during the Battle of Verdun.

One of  the displays at the Memorial de Verdun regarding the life of the civilians during the Battle of Verdun.
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Some of the canons displayed outside the Memorial de Verdun.

Some of the canons displayed outside the Memorial de Verdun.
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One of the full-size World War I displays at the Memorial de Verdun. French soldiers on their way to a funeral.

One of the full-size World War I displays at the Memorial de Verdun. French soldiers on their way to a funeral.
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A German World War I uniform, weapon and other items displayed at the Memorial de Verdun.

A German World War I uniform, weapon and other items displayed at the Memorial de Verdun.
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