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First World War

Kings of Belgium

The Kings of the Belgians

Discover the lives and legacies of the Kings of the Belgians, each of whom made their own valuable contribution to the development of the nation.

History of Belgium

Unraveling the rich history of Belgium

Discover the history of Belgium, a country with a rich tapestry of history, culture, and diversity amid strife and troubles.

In Memoriam by Alice Winn

In Memoriam by Alice Winn

In Memoriam by Alice Winn is a wonderful and gripping account of love between two young men amidst the brutality of the First World War.

From Mechelen to Auschwitz

From Mechelen to Auschwitz

On August 4, 1942, a train left Mechelen carrying nearly a thousand Jewish men, women and children. Its destination was Auschwitz.

From The Ashes

A historical walk around Nieuwpoort

A historical walk around Nieuwpoort and a review of the book “From The Ashes” which describes the reconstruction of the Westhoek

Salient by Elizabeth T. Gray Jr.

Salient by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.

Salient by Elizabeth T. Gray Jr. is a book-length poem that combines reflections on the Battle of Passchendaele with the Tibetan Buddhist practice of Chöd,

First World War Quiz

First World War Quiz

This new Discovering Belgium Quiz focuses on the First World War. Answer these 20 multiple-choice questions and share your score!