Hollande and Merkel remember WWI dead 100 years after Battle of Verdun

Two leaders mark the 300-day 1916 offensive in north-east France that claimed more than 300,000 lives in one of the war's bloodiest battles.

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French president François Hollande and German chancellor Angela Merkel will stand shoulder to shoulder this Sunday on the battlefield of Verdun to remember those killed 100 years ago in one of the bloodiest episodes of World War I, reports FRANCE 24.