A School Trip Down Memory Lane: Teacher and Pupil Memories of the Second World War in Belgium

  • Sarah Van Ruyskensvelde


In September 1944, the larger part of Belgium was liberated from what had been four years of German occupation. However, the end of the occupation did not immediately put an end to the tragedy of war. Shortly after the liberation, prisoners of war and political prisoners that had survived the concentration camps returned, revealing the true magnitude and full impact of National Socialism and the judeocide:


Grammar School Linguistic Community German Occupier Jewish Question Armed Resistance 
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  • Sarah Van Ruyskensvelde
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  1. 1.University of LeuvenKortrijkBelgium

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