About Cavalryman Fonck

About Cavalryman Fonck

It was in the Province of Liège that the first Belgian soldier fell during the First World War, cavalryman Antoine Fonck, killed on August 4th, 1914 in Thimister. Visit the exhibition "About Cavalryman Fonck"

Battle of Passchendaele's commemorations in Belgium

Battle of Passchendaele's commemorations in Belgium

The third battle of Ypres or Battle of Passchendaele has paid a severely high price in human losses in the first World War and it’s only normal that the remembrance ceremonies show high standards in helping the humans of the 21st century understanding this...

The Christmas Truce at Plugstreet

The Christmas Truce at Plugstreet

Christmas 1914… Germans and British soldiers leave their trenches, come towards each other, exchange cigarettes, souvenirs and… organise a football match…

Commemorations in Dinant, Mons, Namur and Virton

Commemorations in Dinant, Mons, Namur and Virton

This summer of 2014 is devoted to the First World War. Many emblematic cities of the conflict are offering a vast programme of commemorations and exhibits in July and August. August 4th 2014 will be the high point of these events. For more...

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