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Discover the story of three generations of Belgian women whose family history is intimately linked to that of the Second World War. This captivating Belgian Flemish mini-series is full of intrigue, and won’t disappoint you! Fort Eben-Emael was used as a shooting location for several indoor scenes, while outdoor scenes took place at Fort Tancrémont.
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A poignant and emotional film, it tells the story of two women who are separated by everything but who find each other in a common quest in post-war France. The film deals with the theme of the Unknown Soldier and blind obedience to the military hierarchy.
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If You Have to Survive is the 5th volume of the Airborne 44 series devoted to the Second World War by Philippe Jarbinet. In this story, he again plunges the reader into the terrible Battle of the Bulge.
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This fictional film, released in 2009, plunges the viewer into Luxembourg during the Second World War, and the country's division between collaborators and rebels. François is twenty-one years old and lives in Luxembourg. In May 1940, his father, a collaborator of the fascist regime, forces him to study at a German university. In May 1944, François returned to Luxembourg. He is now faced with a Cornelian choice: should he become a "forced conscript" into the Wehrmacht or a "refractory"?
two men in uniforms are decorating a christmas tree
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On the morning of December 25, 1914, German soldiers stopped firing. German and British soldiers decide to leave their trenches, to share cigarettes and memories, and to organise a football match. In the woods of Ploegsteert, German soldiers set up candlelit trees on top of their shelters and sing Christmas carols to which the British respond. During World War II, this American soldier sends a destructive Christmas present to enemy forces led by Adolf Hitler.
The First World War produced 7 million prisoners of war, of which about 2.5 were taken by the Germans. After 1915, nearly 300 camps were created, some of them in the north and east of France. Men of all origins and socio-cultural classes had to live in often very harsh conditions of detention (cold, hunger, diseases, harassment). Memories, World, History, Prisoners Of War, Prison, First World, Culture
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The First World War produced 7 million prisoners of war, of which about 2.5 were taken by the Germans. After 1915, nearly 300 camps were created, some of them in the north and east of France. Men of all origins and socio-cultural classes had to live in often very harsh conditions of detention (cold, hunger, diseases, harassment).
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The province of Liege is full of stories related to the First and Second World War. The first martyred city of Belgium, is to be discovered to understand the consequences in the Liège region. The first battle of the Great War in Europe took place in Visé on August 4, 1914, this occupation was violent. You can immerse yourself in this shattering history thanks to fictitious witnesses during a walk of about 4km. Guided tours for groups are also offered, during which even more secrets are revealed.
While his garrison was surrounded in Bastogne, General Anthony McAuliffe answers with the interjection "Nuts!" to the German emissaries who proposed a deal to surrender. His categorical refusal will remain forever engraved in our history. The purpose of this historical comic book is to relate the Second World War to the youngest, and with extreme accuracy. Ardennes, Bastogne, Ebooks, Author, Comic Books, Pdf
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While his garrison was surrounded in Bastogne, General Anthony McAuliffe answers with the interjection "Nuts!" to the German emissaries who proposed a deal to surrender. His categorical refusal will remain forever engraved in our history. The purpose of this historical comic book is to relate the Second World War to the youngest, and with extreme accuracy.
During the Second World War, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was marked by the German occupation. However, the Luxembourg population never submitted and resisted the Nazi repression. In 1941, a dozen resistance organizations helped politically persecuted people to flee, supported Luxembourg's refractories and even successfully called a general strike against the regime. Some patriots even joined the allied combat troops and participated in the liberation of the country. Outdoor, General Strike, Troops, German, Grands, Discover
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During the Second World War, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was marked by the German occupation. However, the Luxembourg population never submitted and resisted the Nazi repression. In 1941, a dozen resistance organizations helped politically persecuted people to flee, supported Luxembourg's refractories and even successfully called a general strike against the regime. Some patriots even joined the allied combat troops and participated in the liberation of the country.
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The story of a family, a conflict between two brothers who are opposites in every way. An idealist, Thomas joins the Resistance, while his brother Charles joins the right-wing extremist collaborators. In these new times, resentments and sometimes even revenge appear.
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The battle at Schumannseck represents a fierce battle of the Second World War that lasted more than three weeks. The battle between the German army and the Americans was the one that caused the most casualties on Luxembourg territory.
the national cemetery of longen fort in belgium, with two people standing next to it
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Fort Loncin is a true symbol of the Battle of Liège and the Belgian resistance to the German attack of 1914. Fort Loncin was an essential part of the fortified belt of Liege. He was one of the first strongholds massively bombed in August 1914 by the German army but was the only fort in the Liège defense system that did not surrender. The fort was never fully reconstructed, giving visitors an accurate view of the destruction of war. 👉 To discover in the Land of Memory!
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"The first victim I see... It's a horse. Right after that, a woman... I'm surprised. I thought that in the war only men were killed... " The children were between three and twelve years old, lived in USSR and understood nothing of the conflict but suffered from it all the same. Once they become adults, the scars are still there and haunt their memory.
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The series recalls the exploits of the soldiers of the "Easy Company 101st Airborne Division" during the Second World War, in particular the siege of Bastogne. All the facts described are real, as well as the characters. The expression "Band of brothers" reveals the spirit of camaraderie and brotherhood of the American soldiers of Easy Company.
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At the end of the Second World War, many people wanted to make war "not only unthinkable, but also materially impossible" in Europe. On May 9, 1950, Robert Schuman, French Minister of Foreign Affairs, proposed the creation of a European organization. On April 18, 1951, the Treaty of Paris, initiated by Jean Monnet, the first Commissioner for Planning, founded the European Coal and Steel Community between six European states.