In Flanders Fields Museum exhibition: 'Remembering Herbert Hoover & the Commission for Relief in Belgium'

Posted on on 17 March 2013
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In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres, Belgium, has recently opened a new exhibition entitled: 'Remembering Herbert Hoover & the Commission for Relief in Belgium'.

The Commission for Relief in Belgium was established to provide aid to the civilian populations of Belgium and northern France occupied by Germany during the First World War.

The chairman of the commission was Herbert Hoover, later president of the United States of America.

The new exhibition at the In Flanders Fields Museum consists of documents and items on loan from the USA.

The exhibition will run from 16th March 2013 - 21st May 2013.

To find out more about the exhibition, visit the In Flanders Field Museum website here.

Images courtesy of the In Flanders Field Museum.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News