Battle o Verdun

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Battle o Verdun
Part of the Wastren Front o the First Warld War
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Cairt: Battle o Verdun 1916
Date 21 Februar – 18 December 1916
(9 months, 3 weeks and 6 days)
Location Région Fortifiée de Verdun (RFV) Verdun-sur-Meuse, France
49°12′29″N 5°25′19″E / 49.20806°N 5.42194°E / 49.20806; 5.42194Coordinates: 49°12′29″N 5°25′19″E / 49.20806°N 5.42194°E / 49.20806; 5.42194
Result French victory
Belligerents
Fraunce Fraunce German Empire German Empire
Commanders an leaders
Joseph Joffre
Noël de Castelnau
Fernand de Langle de Cary
Frédéric-Georges Herr
Philippe Pétain
Robert Nivelle
Adolphe Guillaumat
Auguste Hirschauer
Charles Mangin
Erich von Falkenhayn
Croun Prince Wilhelm
Schmidt von Knobelsdorf
Ewald von Lochow
Max von Gallwitz
Georg von der Marwitz
Strenth
1,140,000 soldiers in from 75–85 diveesions 1,250,000 soldiers in c. 50 divisions
Casualties an losses
315,000–542,000 (156,000–162,000 killed) Februar–December 1916 281,000–434,000 (c. 143,000 killed) Februar–December 1916

The Battle o Verdun (Bataille de Verdun, IPA: [bataj də vɛʁdœ̃], Schlacht um Verdun, IPA: [ʃlaxt ˀʊm ˈvɛɐdœŋ]), focht frae 21 Februar tae 18 December 1916, wis ane o the lairgest battles o the First Warld War on the Wastren Front atween the German an French airmies.