Memorial de la Voie Sacre, Verdun

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  • This memorial is to the essential supply route which sustained Verdun throughout the war. Sited on a hill above the Voie Sacre, it is etched with the trucks, carts and railway carriages that...  more »
  • We all hear about the horror of the Western Front, mostly because of the multinational losses. But Verdun was also a vast killing field, and this memorial is a good starting place to appreciate how...  more »
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  • On the route D1916-La voie Sacrée-cycling impresses when you know the event in 1916.
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  • The Holy Road is a 56 km long historic road between the village of Bar-le-Duc and the town of Verdun, marked with kilometre stones decorated with steel helmets in honour of the French front-line soldiers of the First World War. The road, numbered RD1916, which crosses the municipalities of Bar-le-Duc, Naives-Rosiéres, Érize-la-Brélée, Rosnes, Érize-la-Grande, Érize-la-Petite, Chaumont-sur-Aire, Issoncourt, Heippes, Souilly, Lemmes and Moulin-Brélé. Soldiers, war material and food during the Battle of Verdun. At the height of the battle, 8,000 vehicles drove the road every day without a break. From this monument one can see the height 302.
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