Memorial May 1940 - Battle for the Leie

Due to maintenance work this museum is closed for a longer period

The permanent exhibition "Battle for the Leie 1940" starts with a reproduction of the end offensive in 1918.

The battle for the Leie officially lasted from 24 May up to 28 May 1940. In an old factory at Kuurne, situated on the former battlefield, a piece of forgotten history is presented in the form of dioramas, photographs, documents, uniforms, weapons and numerous other objects.

Due to maintenance work this museum is closed for a longer period

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Source

  • Text: Jelle Simoens & Historia Belgica
  • Photos: Frederik De Meyer