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John Mosier's book Verdun takes The Page 99 Test

"Open the book to page ninety-nine and read, and the quality of the whole will be revealed to you." —Ford Madox Ford.  John Mosier's latest book takes the test herePage 99 finds us deep into the first battle for Verdun. By early September, 1914, the Germans had the great forts almost completely surrounded and were trying to close the gap by crossing the Meuse some twenty kilometers upstream.