August Militaria, Autographs, Collectibles & Toys Auction
Souvenirs commemorating the Battle of Verdun in 1916, the longest battle in WWI, includes a French publication ‘Verdun Et Ses Champs De Bataille,’ 13 photographs of Verdun and memorials, disbound, toned and soiling, approx. 6 x 9.5 inches; a hanging plaque picturing the Douaumont Ossuary, the memorial erected in memory of the victims, containing the remains of more than 130,000 unidentified French and German soldiers, 4.5 x 6.5 inches; five b/w photographs of the Fort de Douaumont, approx. 2.5 x 3.5 inches; two vintage postcards, the b/w card bears a tear on the right edge. 9 pieces total.