- Onze-Lieve-Vrouwplein 1 - 33, 9100 Sint-Niklaas, Belgique
Monument of the Polish 1st Armoured Division
Battle of the Scheldt
In August 1944 the Allies broke out of Normandy. The speed of the allied advance was so great that they outran their supply lines. In early September the advance came to a halt. The Allies desperately needed a large port to supply their troops and the obvious choice was Antwerp.