Following up on the previous Technology and History post, this YouTube video briefly discussed the results of an excavation of the area in 2012: http://youtu.be/BI1BFhvZUOU. Thank you Wim Degrande for brining it to the webmaster’s attention.
Experienced battlefield hikers are familiar with the multi-tiered “Lager” or camps that the German Army built into the hillsides in the Meuse-Argonne. Picture postcards of them can be easily found on the internet. The concave holes in the hillside generally suggest that there was a camp or other German military installations present during the great war. However, because of the passage of time, new growth, the absolute size of the camp, etc. it can be difficult to see the whole picture. The link below shows the location Continue reading →