The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle of World War I. Fought from February 21 to December between the French and German armies around the town of Verdun, France. The battle involved more than two and a half million men.
1939 09 02 A Polish cavalry unit dares to attack a German motorcycle unit with only a sword. Since the end of the Great War, the Polish army was much less advanced than the German Army, often sending cavalry against German Panzer columns.