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The 1st Polish Armoured Division

The Polish First Armoured Division under command of general Maczek played an important role in the liberation of France, Belgium and the Netherlands. The ‘black division’ was feared by its enemies and brought swift liberation to the occupied nations.

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George Erskine

It was on 10 September 1944 that British Major-General George Erskine (1899-1965) arrived in Brussels. He stayed there until the summer of 1945. On behalf of the highest Allied authorities, he exercised supreme authority to the extent required by military