Born Venlo, Holland. He specialised in the construction of forts, building Antwerp's walls and satellite forts in 1860-4, and was the first in Europe to introduce armour-plated forts.
Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Netherlands
Person, Armed Forces, Aviation, War Memorial WW1
Person, Armed Forces
A flying officer fighting in the British Royal Air Force. On 19 January 1943 he carried out a solo attack on the Gestapo head office in Brussels. He died in aerial combat 7 months later. On the ...
Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2
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Started: 13/8/1961, 59 years ago
Building, History, Germany
Mad, bad and dangerous to know.
You have nothing to lose but your chains!
Nurse who helped soldiers escape from occupied Belgium during WW1.
Fell in love in Brussels.