They found a focus on Fort Vaux which was shelled continuously by the heaviest German siege guns. After a final assault initiated on 1 June by nearly 10,000 German shock troops, they occupied the top of the fort on 2 June. However, the underground casemates of Fort Vaux still remained under French control. Then close fighting proceeded underground for five days, barricade by barricade, in the narrow corridors of the fort. The French garrison of Fort Vaux, led by a Major Raynal, finally surrendered on 7 June when the defenders had run out of water.
Whatever, just hand-to-hand combat in Fort de Vaux. After the artillery bombardment.
"…Unable to make any further progress against Verdun frontally, the Germans turned to the flanks, attacking on the west bank, or left bank, of the Meuse river at the hills ofLe Mort Homme on 6 March and Côte (Hill) 304 on 20 March. The German artillery preparation and its follow up involved some 800 heavy guns which fired nearly 4 million shells and transformed the two hills into volcanoes of mud and rocks. The top of Côte 304 had gone down about 12 feet from 304 meters to 300 meters, as surveyed after the war. Mort Homme Hill sheltered active batteries of French field guns which had long hindered German progress towards Verdun on the right bank. They also provided commanding views of all the left bank battlefield…”
30. I eat too much. And I hate it. But I like eating. AND EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE. 32. I don’t know— a lot of people are really nice to me. Most recently, what Benny wrote in my yearbook. It’s actually really sweet.
1- Who my best friends are. 2- What I hate most about myself. 3- What I love most about myself. 4- What I’m really good at. 5- What I’m really bad at. 6- Biggest turn ons. 7- Biggest turn offs. 8- What I want to be when I get older. 9- My relationship with my sibling(s). 10- My relationship with my parents. 11- My idea of a perfect date. 12- My biggest pet peeves. 13- A description of the girl I like. 14- A description of the person I dislike the most. 15- A reason I’ve lied to a friend. 16- Where I have lived before. 17- A description of the family I want to have when I’m older. 18- What my greatest achievements are. 19- What I hate the most about school. 20- How my last kiss when down. 21- Most embarrassing moment. 22- What my last text message says. 23- What words upset me the most. 24- What words make me the best about myself. 25- A description of my self-esteem. 26- A description of my best friend. 27- The reason behind my last break up. 28- My favourite songs right now. 29- A wish that I’ve wished for repeatedly on 11:11. 30- An internal conflict I have with myself. 31- The meanest thing anyone has ever said to me. 32- The sweetest thing anyone has ever said to me
Going to post this so you all have something to ignore.
I AM MOVING TO SAN FRANCISCO AT THE END OF THE SUMMER. DEAL WITH IT. THIS FINAL IS TAKING FOREVER. I DON’T THINK VERDUN WILL BE MY FAVORITE BATTLE WHEN I AM DONE WITH THIS FINAL. …EVEN THOUGH IT KEEPS GETTING MORE BADASS EVERY PARAGRAPH I READ. GRADUATE IN A WEEK. 18 IN A MONTH. MOVING IN 3 MONTHS. DONE, BITCHES.
sixtybilliondoubledollars said: well that was supposed to be a gif, but tumblr was all like “FUCK YOU GUURRRL” and I was like “okey ._.;;” also you should listen to Does it offend you, yeah?.. why? because I yam.