Traces of World War 2 
Belgian losses (in The Netherlands)
10 May 1940 - 30 June 1940

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As The Netherlands were invaded by Germany, 10 May 1940, Commonwealth, Belgian and French forces came to help.

On these pages the names of those Belgians who lost their lives during the battles in The Netherlands, which were one of the opening phases of The Battle of France, can be found.

Belgium - Army - Air Force - Navy

See War over Holland for an account of what the actions of the Belgian ground forces were in The Netherlands, May 1940.

Useful links:

Belgian place names in Dutch, French and German (Wikipedia)

Belgian War Cemetery Willemstad
Belgian War Graves (1914-1918; 1940-1945)

De Belgen in Engeland 1940-1945 (in Dutch)
Belgian Aviation History Association Archaeological Team

Aéroforums : Forum Histoire de l'aviation

Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum
Luchtoorlog ('Arial War', in Dutch, with many photos)
De Slag om de Grebbeberg (in Dutch)
Slagveld Sloedam (in Dutch)
War over Holland Discussion Forum

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These pages are dedicated to the Belgian soldiers, sailors and airmen who died and/or are buried in The Netherlands during World War II.

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