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Flanders

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Site of a number of battles.

Battle of the Golden Spurs (1302) when the slovenly frog got yet another richly deserved slapping.

Many many battles around here during the Hundred Years War.

In World War I one of the most notable was the Battles of Ypres 1914, 1915 and 1917.

In World War II the Battle of Flanders began on the 10th May 1940 with the German breakthrough and ended with the British retreat from Dunkirk 27 May to the 4 June.