US WW II...Belgium Fights On WWII Art Deco £450.00 Rare original vintage World War Two propaganda poster designed by R Sturbelle. Bold Art Deco image of a Belgian soldier armed with a rifle over a grey background of planes and bound prisoners of war lined up for execution by a Nazi firing squad, the text in red above. Published by the Belgian Information Center that was run by the Belgium Government in exile at 630 Fifth Avenue, New York, gain support in America for the Belgian resistance…
Elizabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium. During WWI established a hospital and worked as a nurse caring for soldiers and civilians. During WWII German occupation of Belgium she used her influence as Queen and German connections to assist in rescuing hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis for which she was awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations by the Israeli government
The Algea are Greek Goddesses of Suffering. They are daughters of Eris, the Goddess of Strife. The Algea are referred to as being ”full of weeping,” and they governed suffering of both body and mind. They are named Akhos (“distress”), Ania (“grief”), and Lupe (“pain”). This is Lupe.
A victim of King Leopold's agents: The campaign to reveal the truth behind Leopold's "secret society of murderers," led by diplomat Roger Casement, and a former shipping clerk ED Morel, became the first mass human rights movement.
The Chateau Charles-Albert in Belgium, completed in 1887, was once the residence of the former Prime Minister Van Zeeland of Belgium from 1933 until his death in 1973. The building was bombed during in WWII, set ablaze three times, squatted in, vandalised and pillaged and abandoned for 40 years. In 2012, a Spanish investor bought the property and oversaw a €6 million renovation, for which the governing region paid half. Finished in 2014.
Patrice Lumumba (1925 – 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo. Twelve weeks after helping the Republic of the Congo win its independence from Belgium. Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup. He was imprisoned and executed by firing squad, an act that was committed with the assistance of the Belgium government.
Coalition Government and Party Mandate :: <P>Which kind of decisions are passed by Cabinet in coalition governments? What motivates ministerial action? How much leeway do coalition parties give their governmental representatives? </P> <P>This book focuses on a comparative study of ministerial behaviour in Germany, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands. It discredits the assumption that ministers are ‘policy dictators’ in their spheres of competence, and demonstrates that ministers are...