Nov 13, 2018
EP72 of the Random history of #Belgium, is the final part of the "Battle for Belgium" campaign of may #1940 , ending with the capitulation and the beginning of the #occupation, we'll look at the final battles, the way the political cards were played (or lack thereof) and the fate of the allied troops, the king of...
Oct 30, 2018
EP71 of RHob is part 9 in the #BattleForBelgium series (which will be 10 parts long) we'll talk about the defence on the Lys (Leie) river, the famous halt-order, new defences for Ypres and Roeselare, the Vinkt massacre, as well as the general situation of the Allied armies in #Belgium and the North of France during...
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.