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The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle of World War One. It was fought from February 21 to December 18, 1916, between the French and German armies around the town of Verdun, France. The battle involved more than two and a half million men and it developed in a space less that 8 sq miles and consisted of a ring of underground fortifications which the German forces attempted to capture.

The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle of World War I. It was fought from February 21 to December between the French and German armies around the town of Verdun, France. The battle involved more than two and a half million men.

Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945.

The Moment of Liberation, 1945 [[MORE]] This is such a powerful photo. It was taken in April, 1945 by Major Clarence Benjamin and shows a train of Jewish prisoners that had been intercepted by Allied Forces. This is the moment they learned that the.

The remains of Finnish soldiers killed in action in Uusikirkko, Kaukjärvi, and Summa during the Finnish-Soviet Continuation War are taken home after the Finnish withdrawal from the Karelian isthmus following the massive Soviet offensive against the Finns. Vyborgsky District, Leningrad Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. June 1944.

The remains of Finnish soldiers killed in action in Uusikirkko, Kaukjärvi, and Summa during the Finnish-Soviet Continuation War are taken home after the Finnish withdrawal from the Karelian isthmus.

SOLE SURVIVOR A German soldier, the only survivor of the division after fighting in the Middle Don.

While finishing off the remnants of Paulus battered army in Stalingrad, the Soviet armies extended their offensive west to the Ukraine, with the Wehrmacht falling back in disarray.