The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle of World War I. It was 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.
WWI: Manfred von Richthofen – the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.
The Somme, 1916 - Albert Kahn’s photographers even visited the trenches and took photos of French soldiers just days before the infamous Battle of the Somme in The battle was one of the largest of World War I: more than men were wounded or killed.