Centenary Anniversary: Germans capture Liège fortresses

Date of Anniversary: 16 August 2014
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After more than a week of resistance, the Belgians finally surrendered the last of their fortresses in Liège to Germany.

After the German invasion on the 4th August, the Belgians slowed the enemy advance by manning the twelve fortresses in Liège.

To find out more about the German offensive against the fortresses, you can read a Centenary News article about Fort Loncin here.

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