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Unformatted text preview: o Symbolic to Frances past Joffre says that its a dead battle in Verdun o He begins to move artillery to another location for battle, the Germans dont know this however Andre Philippe Petait o Local commander of Verdun o Not risen through the ranks, he is a defensive general By October the German line is 3 miles further then they were when they started in Feb. Casualty figures are almost equal between French/ Germans o This was not the ideathe French army is not bleeding Hindenburg/ Ludenorff o Aug 1916- falkenhayen replaced by the two above...
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