The Flandernstellung (Flanders Position) along Passchendaele Ridge, in front of the Flandern line, would become Flandern I Stellung and a new position, Flandern II Stellung, would run west of Menin, northwards to Passchendaele.
The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.Following the outbreak of war in August 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.
Silent film of the 1923 Tour of Flanders (French captions) The Tour of Flanders was interrupted for the duration of World War I and was resumed again without interruptions as from 1919. The interwar editions were marked by appalling road conditions and grisly landscapes in war-ridden Flanders, but the Tour of Flanders gained popularity fast.
Kortrijk serves as an educational centre in south West Flanders, attracting students from the entire region. There are 55 schools in Kortrijk, on 72 different locations throughout the city, with an estimated 21,000 students. The city also provides higher education.
- a. Kuurne (municipality Kuurne), b. Harelbeke (municipality Harelbeke), c. Zwevegem (municipality Zwevegem), d. Sint-Denijs (municipality Zwevegem), e. Spiere (municipality Spiere-Helkijn), f. Dottenijs (city of Moeskroen), g. Luingne (city of Moeskroen), h. Moeskroen (city of Moeskroen), i. Rekkem (city of Menen), j. Lauwe (city of Menen), k. Wevelgem (municipality Wevelgem), l. Gullegem (municipality Wevelgem), m. Sint-Eloois-Winkel (municipality Ledegem), n. Lendelede, with Sint-Katharina (municipality Lendelede)
Flanders is the country of the Flemings; since several decades ago, it is also a community and a region in Belgium. Geographically and historically, Flanders also covers parts of France and The Netherlands but may also refer to:
The high ground of Hill 60, south of Zillebeke, was created in the 1850s by spoil dumped from the cutting for the railway line between Ypres and Comines.The line opened in March 1854 and formed part of the La Madeleine–Comines railway from the French Nord-Pas-de-Calais region into Belgian Flanders.
The film is about the prohibited use of growth hormones on cattle by farmers with ties to organised crime "hormone mafia", and tells the story of Jacky Vanmarsenille, a young Limburgish farmer, who is approached by his veterinarian to make a deal with a West-Flemish beef trader.
(Redirected from Heist (film)) Look up Heist or heist in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A heist is a grand, high-end theft from an institution such as a bank or a museum, or any theft in which there is a large haul of loot.
Bruges is an important centre for education in West Flanders. Next to the several common primary and secondary schools, there are a few colleges, like the VIVES ( a fusion of the former KHBO (katholieke hogeschool Brugge Oostende) and the KATHO (katholieke hoge school) or the HOWEST (Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen).
Kortrijk is the largest city in southern West Flanders, with several hospitals, colleges and a university. Kortrijk was the first city in Belgium with a pedestrian shopping street, the Korte Steenstraat. History Name. The Roman name Cortoriacum meant in Latin, the settlement near the curb in the river.