Ukraine’s 1914 released a new video for ”C’est Mon Dernier Pigeon”, the first ever video by the band which illustrates the cruelty of one of the biggest battles in European history, the Battle of Verdun between Germany and France during The Great War. 1914 use historic weapons and surroundings to put the viewer directly into the trenches around Fort Vaux.
Band stated: We proudly present you our first video for the song ‘C’est Mon Dernier Pigeon’. The events displayed in the video tell us the story of the Fort Vaux defence during the battle of Verdun in 1916. A handful of brave French soldiers under the command of Major Raynal resisted the outstanding German forces, numbered around 600 men the defenders were capable to destroy more than 3000 of the enemy soldiers but were doomed to fail. After the surrender of the fort garrison, the German army group commander Crown Prince Wilhelm, presented Major Raynal with a French officer’s sword as a sign of respect. Surely, the appropriate act as for the last war of the gentlemen