Photo Gallery: The World War I Murals of Confrécourt
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Photo Gallery: The World War I Murals of Confrécourt

Foto: David Crossland

WWI Legacy in French Caves Wall Carvings Convey Soldiers' Pride and Sorrow

Stone quarries in France sheltered thousands of troops during World War I. Amid the carnage and the fear, French soldiers showed startling artistry by making wall carvings that conveyed their patriotism, their homesickness -- and their love of red wine. A local group is cataloguing the murals and campaigning to preserve them for posterity.
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