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Mons
St. Symphorien Military Cemetery
St. Symphorien Military Cemetery
Mons
The St Symphorien Military Cemetery was created by the Germans in 1916 on land belonging to Jean Houzeau de Lehaie, an eminent Belgian naturalist. Since he wanted to avoid a requisition of his land, he offered to grant a parcel of it free of charge to the municipalities
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Mons
Mons Memorial Museum
Mons Memorial Museum
Mons
Mons Card Partner: Free access A place of unique history A space dedicated to reflection, investigation and interaction, a museum… These are some of the different ways you could describe the Mons Memorial Museum. Above all,
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Silly
MaquiStory
MaquiStory
Silly
This museum tells the story of the resistance in Silly during the Second World War. The multimedia tour focuses on commemoration and is interspersed with collection objects and audio-visual witness statements. The collection includes a German aerial camera referring to
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Comines-Warneton
Plugstreet 14-18 Experience
Plugstreet 14-18 Experience
Comines-Warneton
Within the framework of the commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, the interpretation centre “Plugstreet 14-18” will open its doors on 9 November 2013 at Ploegsteert, behind the Memorial. The purpose of this new centre is to stir up emotions an
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Anderlues
Collarmont cemetery
Collarmont cemetery
Anderlues
In Collarmont cemetery (Chemin de Warmimez) lie the valiant french soldiers who heroically fought the germans during the invasion of 22nd augustus 1914. Collarmont is situated on a promontory that separates the Haie valley from the Haine valley. The hill curves down towar
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Lobbes
Heuleu Cemetery
Heuleu Cemetery
Lobbes
This first World War French Military cemetery contains the remains of the soldiers killed during or after the battles of august 1914 for the defense of Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse. In the bend just before the French military cemetery of Lobbes-Heuleu stands a pyramidal monument
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Ath
Tour Burbant
Tour Burbant
Ath
En 1166, le comte de Hainaut, Baudouin IV entame la construction d'un donjon au confluent des deux Dendres. La Tour Burbant constitue alors une défense avancée face à l'éternel rival, le comte de Flandre. Ce qui impressionne, c'est sa masse : les murs
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Comines-Warneton
The Ploegsteert British Memorial
The Ploegsteert British Memorial
Comines-Warneton
This circular temple and nearby military cemeteries of the Commonwealth commemorate the soldiers who were killed in action in the Comines region during the First World War. The impressive memorial is supported by colonnades and guarded by two stone lions. The names of 11,
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Comines-Warneton
British cemeteries
British cemeteries
Comines-Warneton
Some twenty British cemeteries with their very simple headstones pay a moving tribute to the soldiers who died for freedom during the Great War. They are spread across the countryside and the woods of Ploegsteert, close to the Memorial: Toronto Avenue Cemetery, Rifle Hous
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Momignies
40-44 museum Lieutenant C. Cook - Maison du devoir de mémoire
40-44 museum Lieutenant C. Cook - Maison du devoir de mémoire
Momignies
Come and relive the Second World War and the Liberation in the barn where US First Officer Lieutenant Cook died during the Liberation of Belgium. A guided tour of one of the smallest museums in Belgium on the ‘40-‘44 war. You ca
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