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New articles on the Blog of Belgium WWII

 What's new on the Belgium WWII-blog?
A couple of months ago we announced the launch of the Belgium WWII-blog. Since then, new articles have been published online. They deal with current debates on the perception of the Second World War, the challenges with regard to remembrance of the war as well as new forms of interactions with the target audience of historical projects.
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Belgium WWII, a reference website but also a blog!

 Since a couple of weeks now, the website “Belgium WWII” is complemented by a blog.

Indeed, it seemed crucial to us to be able to take part in the debates and controversies surrounding the Second World War by adding this option to the encyclopedic function of the website, and to present new projects or archival holdings that may incite new research or shed new light on older issues. Read more...

Launching website Belgium WWII

 Belgium WWII : Discover the new virtual platform on Belgium and its inhabitants during the Second World War !
On 27 September, in the presence of the press and a particularly large audience, Belgium WWII was launched. Read more...

The Belgian War Press: a User-Friendly Access to the Digitised War Press

 The Belgian War Press introduces you to hundreds of Belgian newspapers that were written, printed and distributed clandestinely during the two World Wars. Until now, this clandestine press had remained hidden in many archives, libraries and documentation centres. At the initiative of the CEGESOMA and funded by Belspo, these newspapers have been digitized. It is now possible to read and search them at home. Also the censored press of the First World War can be consulted in this way. Read more...

An Inside Look at Brussels 1914-1918

 During the Great War, Brussels lived a unique experience. Even though the Belgian capital escaped the fighting, it was Europe's largest city to endure the war under occupation. This forgotten history is illustrated on the new website www.brussels14-18.be/en , a public history project carried out by CEGESOMA, and launched by the Région de Bruxelles-Capitale and VisitBrussels. The website traces the history of civilian populations using photographs of the 1914-1918 period.
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