VIDEO - 10 May 1940: Germany invades Belgium

10th May 2010, Comments 0 comments

10/05/10 - It's exactly seventy years ago that Nazi Germany attacked Belgium at the start of the Eight Day Campaign. This archive footage is accompanied by radio commentary in which the NIR announcer speaks of the attack: it's unclear whether it's a one-off operation to put Belgium to fright or a full scale invasion. PM Pierlot and the Defence and Foreign Ministers are with the King.

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