from a French daily Magazine

Antwerp forts in ruins after the fall of the city

German troops occupy several of the Antwerp forts

The next Belgian city to fall : Ghent


The following pages are taken from the French daily newspaper/magazine Excelsior, a profusely illustrated publication. Although momentous military events were taking place in France at the time of the siege of Antwerp, this important French newspaper still published many photographs of the events in and around Antwerp from August till October 1914.


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