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War Pigeons commemorative statue

Posted 24 June 2008 | By | Categories: statue | 2 Comments

Belgium is most likely the only country in the world to possess a statute to honor the “pigeon soldat” or soldier pigeon and his contribution during both Great World wars. Whether released at 500 m or 100 km from home, even in certain cases over 1,500 km, the messenger pigeon has that fantastic ability to […]

Martyrs Square

Posted 09 December 2007 | By | Categories: monument | No Comments

Place des Martyrs or Martyrs square was completed in 1775 on a spot that used to be filled with green grass where drapers came to lay their fabrics to dry. This statue is to remember and honor the death of the 455 patriots who died a Martyrs death in the 1830 uprising The four angels […]

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