Oct 16, 2018
For EP70 of the Random #history of #Belgium, we return to #Antarctica with the expeditions, and Belgian bases on the continent, as well as the adventurers who wrote history there. The princess Elisabeth base, King Boudewijn base and De Gerlache are amongst the subjects we'll handle.
Oct 2, 2018
Part 8 of the "Battle for Belgium" in the "Belgium in WWII" series is here. This covers the Allies meeting in Ypres, the Belgian gold reserves, retreat to the Scheldt river line, the ships in Dieppe, the resistance around Ghent, artillery, Drongen, the Liège fort, preparations for operation Dynamo, the bunkers and...
Sep 18, 2018
EP68 of the Random history of Belgium podcast is the 7th part in
the series of Belgium during the Second World War.
We'll continue following the German advance during the "Battle for Belgium" campaign, looking at the 18th to 20th of May 1940. Guderian, the Ghent defences and much more.
Sep 4, 2018
EP67 of the Random history of #Belgium we look further into the history of Belgian's 5th king, #Baudouin or #Boudewijn.
In this final part, we'll look at his family, political influence, vision, religious views and legacy.
Aug 28, 2018
EP66 of the Random history of #Belgium will remember the 25th anniversary of the death of the 5th king of #Belgium: #Baudouin or #Boudewijn.
In part 1 we'll look at his childhood, family and first years on the throne.