Jun 19, 2018
Episode 60 of the random history of Belgium takes us to part 4 of the series about WWII. We'll mainly talk about tanks, the attack on the Gembloux-gap and Dinant and the day of the 13th of May 1940.
Jun 8, 2018
In part 3 of our journey though Belgium in the Second World War,
The RHoB will talk about the 10th of May to the 12th: Belgian
defences, the allies coming to our aid and the German panzers
trying to get through the Ardennes. We also zoom in on
the Chasseurs Ardennais Bataillon and much
Jun 5, 2018
EP58 - The Random history of Belgium makes a small detour through the city of Binche and their UNESCO recognised Mardi Gras celebration. The "Gilles" of Binche are a traditional celebration going back centuries, probably to the Hapsburg empire.
May 27, 2018
The Random history of Belgium continues the Interbellum
timeframe leading up to the start of the war for Belgium. Forts,
plans, neutrality and the first attacks. 1939 up to May 1940.
This is part 2, please listen to EP56 first, where you'll get part 1
May 22, 2018
The Random history of Belgium starts to explore World War II in Belgium. In this first episode (of a longer series) we'll start with the interbellum (the period in time between the two World Wars). The economics, and aftermath of WWI along with 1923 Ruhr crisis.