Douaumont(redirected from Douaumont Fort)
Douaumont(do͞o-ōmôN`), village, Meuse dept., NE France. It was part of the VerdunVerdun
, town (1990 pop. 23,427), Meuse dept., NE France, in Lorraine, on the Meuse River. A strategic transportation center, Verdun has varied industries and is situated in an agricultural region.
..... Click the link for more information. battlefield in World War I, and its cemetery, now a national memorial, contains the graves of 300,000 unidentified French soldiers.