Albert I Of Belgium timeline

  • Germany Occupies Brussels

    Leaving a garrison of 3000 behind to guard Louvain, the German army swept forward toward Brussels. The Belgians had thought to defend their... Read more

  • Siege of Antwerp

    Belgian Army, 120,000 General Moranville King Albert Brigadier General Paris German Army, 200,000 General von Beseler Field Marshal... Read more

  • Battle of the Yser

    The Battle of the Yser secured part of the coastline of Belgium for the allies in the "Race to the Sea" after the first three months of World War... Read more