France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for World War I memorials
The Franco-Belgian border, the place a lot of the fiercest combating of World Battle I passed off, is dotted with monuments to the useless who fought on battlefields starting from Verdun in France to Passchendaele in Belgium.
The warfare between a gaggle led by Germany in opposition to France, the British Commonwealth and the USA noticed some three million folks die across the entrance line, which stretched from the Belgian coast to the Swiss border. Greater than 2 million males are buried within the area.
A UNESCO panel will assess it and 29 different nominations at a gathering in Bahrain that begins Sunday.