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Battle of Verdun, France...

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February 25, 1916

THE SALEM EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, February 25, 1916 

* Battle of Verdun, France begins
* World War I 
* German vs. French armies

The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GREATEST BATTLE OF WAR IS RAGING, WITH VERDUN THE CENTRE OF ACTIVITY" with subhead. (see) Coverage at the beginning of the Battle of Verdun in France. Some consider this to be the greatest and lengthiest battle in World history.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light toning, small tape mend at bottom margin, should be handled with care.

Category: The 20th Century

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