Around the War in 80 Postcards


The Siege of Antwerp

A sortie by Belgian troops against German trenches

One of the two pontoon bridges built across the river Scheldt

British troops arrive in Antwerp, October 1914

A very fanciful and incorrect German view of the assault on Antwerp

Retreat of the Belgian Army through the streets of the city

Two postcards of destroyed Antwerp forts

The garbage of war : Germans cleaning up material left by the Belgian Army

Refugees leaving Antwerp during the bombardment


* see also the many text and illustrations galleries on the Siege of Antwerp