Talented blogger and British ex-pat now living in Belgium, Denzil Walton, has written two more excellent blog posts about the affect of Word War I on Belgium. These are must-reads today on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.
Armistice Day 1918: What happened Next? When the Flemish people returning to Flanders Fields after Armistice Day 1918, they were greeted by scenes of total devastation https://discoveringbelgium.com/2018/11/11/armistice/
How did World War 1 Start? Belgium still carries the marks of its 4-year occupation which saw much of the country – particularly the Westhoek, or Flanders Fields – totally destroyed and around 100,000 Belgian soldiers and civilians killed. https://discoveringbelgium.com/2014/08/03/how-did-the-first-world-war-start/