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Museum of the 1st French Army in Cortil-Noirmont

The Museum will explain to you the history of the Dyle battle in May 1940 and the first tank battle, without forgetting the Gembloux battle, the only French tactical victory in May 1940. Created in 1973, the museum presents a large collection of weapons and documents talking of the tragic past.

A Battlefield visit is possible on appointment.

For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.

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  • Text: Stefaan Roegiers
  • Photos: Luc van Waeyenberge

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