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Removal of WWI Battle of Verdun from French curriculum sparks outcry

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Removal of WWI Battle of Verdun from French curriculum sparks outcry

The Telegraph - By David Chazan

A decision to remove the Battle of Verdun, the longest of the First World War, from the French national school curriculum, has provoked outrage among conservative politicians. Verdun was fought on the Western Front between the French and German armies, with 700,00 soldiers killed or injured. But the …

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