Here’s my post for Belgium Day 2 on July 31. Prince William and Kate Middleton, along with King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, were joined by Prince Charles for the second day of commemorations marking the centenary of the first day of Passchendaele, the third Battle of Ypres.
Prince William and Kate Middleton arrived in Belgium yesterday, July 30, for commemorations marking the centenary of the first day of Passchendaele, the third Battle of Ypres. William and Kate joined King Philippe and Queen Mathilde for the commemorations last night.
This royal round up features Queen Maxima, Queen Mathilde, and a tiara.
On August 4, 1914, after a tense summer of an assassination that led to backroom deals being called upon and will-they/won’t-they troop movement, Germany invaded neutral Belgium and attacked the city of Liege, prompting Britain to declare war on Germany, starting a four year war that ended with millions of deaths and many more millions […]