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Remembering for Peace.

Obama in Flanders Fields

On 26 March Waregem was the centre of the world for a little while. There US president Barack Obama visited an American cemetery from World War One. Defence contributed to making sure that the ceremony went smoothly.

Prime Minister Di Rupo and the King walked together with the American president to a chapel in the centre of Flanders Field American Cemetery and Memorial in Waregem. Here 368 US soldiers were given a last resting-place. This is only a fraction of the 170,000 American soldiers who were killed during this Great War.

Canadian 22nd Regiment

Canadian 22nd Regiment participates at the Belgian national holiday on July 21st, 2014.

DVD First World War

A preview on the great DVD that the Belgian Defense realized concerning the "Great War"!

Spot WW1 Commemoration Cointe

The movie that was shown during the commemoration at Cointe on August 4th, 2014.