World War II crimes in Poland
Approximately six million Polish citizens, divided nearly equally between Christian and Jewish Poles, perished during World War II. Most were civilians killed by the actions of Nazi Germany, the Sovie...
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Belgian Army order of battle (1914)
This is the order of battle for the Belgian army on the outbreak of war in August 1914.
A major reorganisation of the Army had been authorised by the government in 1912, providing for a total army...
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Infantry Memorial (Brussels)
The Infantry Memorial of Brussels stands in memory of the Belgian foot soldiers who fought in World War I and World War II. Designed by Edouard Vereycken, the memorial stands in front of the Palais d...
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Emil Müller (German officer)
Emil Müller was a Captain in the Imperial German Army who was convicted and sentenced at the Leipzig War Crimes Trials in 1921.Müller was born in Karlsruhe and worked as a barrister before joining the...
Kadaververwertungsanstalt
The Kadaververwertungsanstalten (literally "Corpse-Utilization Factories"), also sometimes called the "German Corpse-Rendering Works" or "Tallow Factory" was one of the most notorious British anti-Ger...
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Hill 62 Memorial
The Canadian Hill 62 (Sanctuary Wood) Memorial is a war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in defending the southern stretches of the Ypres Salient between April and August 1...
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Leipzig War Crimes Trials
The Leipzig War Crimes Trials were a series of trials held in 1921 to try alleged German war criminals of the First World War before the German Reichsgericht (Supreme Court) in Leipzig, as part of the...
The Burgomaster of Stilemonde
The Burgomaster of Stilemonde is a 1929 British silent drama film directed by George Banfield and starring John Martin Harvey, Fern Andra and Robert Andrews. It was made at Walthamstow Studios and on...
Ypres Salient
The Ypres Salient is the area around Ypres in Belgium which was the scene of some of the biggest battles in World War I.In military terms, a salient is a battlefield feature that projects into enemy t...
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Rape of Belgium
The Rape of Belgium is the usual historical term regarding the treatment of civilians during the 1914–18 German invasion and occupation of Belgium during World War I. The term initially had a propagan...
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Piet Chielens
Piet Chielens (born 1956) a Belgian writer, translator and curator. He is coordinator of the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres (Ieper) in Belgium. He is also artistic director of Vredesconcerten Pas...
De Broqueville government in exile
The De Broqueville government in exile refers to two successive Belgian governments, led by Charles de Broqueville, which were the government in exile of Belgium in Le Havre in northern France from Oc...
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General Governorate of Belgium
The Imperial German General Governorate of Belgium (German: Kaiserliches Deutsches Generalgouvernement Belgien) was a German military government established in occupied Belgium during the First Wo...
Belgium in World War I
The history of Belgium in World War I traces Belgium's role between the German invasion in 1914, through the continued military resistance and occupation of the territory by German forces, known as t...
Belgium in World War I - Wikipedia
In Flanders Fields Museum
The In Flanders' Fields Museum is devoted to the study of World War I and occupies the second floor of the Cloth Hall, Ypres in Belgium. The building was virtually destroyed by artillery fire during t...
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Vladslo German war cemetery
Vladslo German war cemetery is about three kilometres north east of Vladslo, near Diksmuide, Belgium. Established during World War I, the cemetery holds 3,233 wartime burials. In 1956, burials from ma...
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Committee for Relief in Belgium
The Commission for Relief in Belgium or C.R.B. − known also as just Belgian Relief − was an international (predominantly American) organization that arranged for the supply of food to German-occupied ...
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Committee on Alleged German Outrages
The Committee on Alleged German Outrages, often called the Bryce Committee after its chair, Viscount James Bryce (1838-1922), is best known for producing the "Report of the Committee on Alleged German...
Le drapeau belge
Le drapeau belge ("The Belgian Flag") is a recitation with orchestral accompaniment written by the English composer Edward Elgar as his Op. 79, in 1917. The words are by the Belgian poet Émile Camma...
Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke
Polygon Wood is a forest located between Ypres and Zonnebeke, Belgium.In the First Battle of Ypres and later at The Battle of Polygon Wood it was a significant First World War battlefield in the Battl...
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Ukrainian Canadian internment
The Ukrainian Canadian internment was part of the confinement of "enemy aliens" in Canada during and for two years after the end of the First World War, lasting from 1914 to 1920, under the terms of t...
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