250px-Fort de Douaumont
Douaumont is a village and a commune in the Meuse département in France, near Verdun. Population (1999): 6.

The village was destroyed during World War I. Today the Douaumont ossuary, which contains the remains of thousands of soldiers killed in the Battle of Verdun, remains. In 1916, Douaumont fell to the Imperial German Army without a shot being fired.

Fort Douaumont in "Ils ne passeront pas"Edit

Pierre Barres didn't know nor did he care about how Fort Douaumont had been lost. It's loss mattered quite a bit, as it gave the Germans the high ground.

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