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These pictures were taken by Dr. Stephen D. Carls during his and Dr. Alice-Catherine Carls’ visit to the Verdun battlefield in the summer of 2015. Clicking on a picture will bring up that picture’s caption.
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There are no monuments
on the battlefield of love.
No verses for the brave,
no statues for the fallen,
nothing. . .
Except on damp grass
the footprints of children.
This joint venture between the University of Tennessee at Martin and Union University was led by the husband-wife team of Drs. Alice-Catherine Carls (UTMartin) and Stephen D. Carls (Union University).
This trip was an opportunity to commemorate the centenary of the Great War (1914-1918).
UTMartin students were the first recipients of the Coleman Family Legacy Scholarship. We wish to thank Martha Edinger for her generous support of UTMartin History Majors.