The Sorrows of Belgium: Liberation and Political Reconstruction, 1944-1947

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The liberation of Belgium by Allied troops in September 1944 marked the end of a harsh German Occupation, but also the beginning of a turbulent and decisive period in the history of the country. There would be no easy transition to peace. Instead, the rival political forces of King Leopold III and his supporters, the former government in exile in London, and the Resistance movements which had emerged during the Occupation confronted each other in a bitter struggle for political ascendancy. The subsequent few years were ...

The Sorrows of Belgium: Liberation and Political Reconstruction, 1944-1947 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199694341

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