Martyr of Verdun: Émile Driant’s Command Post

So the Battle of Verdun began on February 21st 1916. And the French had been pulling men and resources out of the Verdun area to reinforce their other sectors of the front. They also hadn’t been doing a lot to build basic fortifications: barbed wire, concrete bunkers, entrenchments, that sort of thing. And there was…

Christmas in France: Traditions and Religion

Salut c’est Géraldine, bienvenue sur Comme une Française TV, Sound French, even to the French! Christmas is coming soon. Here in France, we love this celebration ! The Christmas tree and Santa Claus are very popular, among people of all religions as well as non-religious. We’ll get into that more though in a next episode….