Belgium Leaves the War, 1940

@article{Knight1969BelgiumLT,
  title={Belgium Leaves the War, 1940},
  author={T. J. Knight},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={1969},
  volume={41},
  pages={46 - 67}
}
  • T. J. Knight
  • Published 1969
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
At 5:00 P.M. on May 17, 1940 a Belgian worker on a bicycle delivered a note to the burgomaster of Brussels, Dr. F. J. van de Meulebroeck. Sent by a German officer in Evere, a suburb to the northeast of Brussels, the note called for the surrender of the city by the burgomaster in person. Compliance with such a request would have effaced the example of the late Adolphe Max, Brussels' burgomaster under the German occupation of 1914-18, whom Dr. van de Meulebroeck had succeeded only six months… Expand
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