The National Geographical Institute has issued a map ‘1914-1918’, linked to a website and a smartphone application. This interactive map offers a timeline covering the Great War as well as a list of commemorative events.
Canadian 22nd Regiment participates at the Belgian national holiday
When the First World War erupts in 1914, Canada has little military power to lend to the conflict. There are just 3,000 regular soldiers, plus a poorly regarded militia of local volunteers.
As of now, the book is available at the price of € 25,00!
The book of photographs “A Small Army in the Great War” and the DVD of the same name were originally meant to be distributed as a promotional gift during the period 2014-2018.
APOCALYPSE WORLD WAR I
As regular as clockwork, the National Geographic channel has been broadcasting documentary films entitled “Apocalypse” on World War Two and Nazi Germany. The producers of this series have recently also set their minds on World War One.
In the footsteps of the French Navy Fusiliers Brigade “from the Scheldt to the Yser”
From 28 September on, the Germans start the siege of Antwerp, destroying one fort after the other with their heavy artillery. The allies react by sending an expeditionary force of 54,000 men to relieve Antwerp on 4 October.
Commemoration on the military cemetery of Champion
This military cemetery, installed near the fort of Marchovelette, contains the graves of 491 Belgian soldiers, of whom 178 are unknown and 32 French soldiers. Most part of the soldiers here were killed during the fighting that occurred around the
"The Attics of Memory"
The province of Namur was also strongly affected by the outbreak of the First World War. At the beginning of August 1914 King Albert I sent the 4th Army Division to Namur to take up position there, under the command of General Michel.
Belgian Commemoration Project Receives French Certification
“First World War Centenary Partnership Program” is a public interest group established in 2012 by the French Government for the preparation and implementation of the commemorative program for the First World War centenary.
The Inter-allied Memorial at Cointe in Liège
Because of its resistance to the German invasion in August 1914 Liège was presented with the Legion of Honour by the President of the French Republic Raymond Poincaré on 24 July 1919.