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French premier who placed considerable strategic importance on Verdun.Justification was that it kept 'morale high'.
Number of German guns in the initial attack at Verdun.17 1/2 railway wagons.
German army involved in the initial attack at Verdun.The number of the army.
New destructive weapon introduced by the Germans at Verdun.Used extensively on the Pacific front of WWII.
Number of trucks used in the rotation system at Verdun.Carried 9,000 soldiers.
Peak number of trucks used in a day by the French.That is, the number of trucks used on one single day, as opposed to the total number of trucks employed in the previous question.
Percentage of German deaths at Verdun that can be attributed to artillery.VERD58% in HYNNS.
Number of French casualties at the battle of Verdun.VERF362/3C in HYNNS
Number of German casualties at the battle of Verdun.VERD336/3C in HYNNS
Number of days that the French could tolerate in the trenches.The range, not just one number.
French commander at Verdun.Eventually became the commander of the overall French force (replaced Nivelle).

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