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.
Kate Middleton made her second solo overseas visit yesterday, May 11, when she visited Luxembourg at the request of HM’s Government.
For their second day in France commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, yesterday July 1, Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry joined Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, British Prime Minister (?) David Cameron, and French President Francois Hollande to open the new Thiepval Memorial Museum and honor those […]
Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry were in France yesterday, June 30, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme at the Thiepval Memorial.
This week’s Royal Round Up includes someone we haven’t talked about in a while, Queen Letizia, dolling it up in a tiara. It also includes photocalls from Queen Maxima and Queen Mathilde and theirs families; Princess Charlene celebrating Prince Albert‘s 10 year anniversary; and the Battle of Britain flypast and the 7/7 commemoration.
#453207382 / gettyimages.com The young royals continued their WWI commemorative events yesterday at the Tower of London. Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry visited the Tower to view the ceramic poppy installation “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” by Paul Cummins. The installation will consist (the last poppy will be placed on November […]
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 […]
“These men waged war so that we might know peace. They sacrificed so that we might be free. They fought in hopes of a day when we’d no longer need to fight.” – President Obama. On June 6, 1944, the Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy. To mark the 70th anniversary of that day, […]