Archived News & Events


The next training session of the Historic Platoon of Torpedo-launchers and Seamen will take place on Sunday 24/09/2017 from 2 till 4 p.m. in the Great Hall.

2017-09-04 ... 2017-09-08

The reading room will be closed from September 04th until September 08th 2017  because of the annual stocktaking.

A symbol of Belgium’s Great War: The Trench of Death (Armémuseum, Stockholm)
2017-07-06 ... 2017-08-20

Until August 20, 2017 the Stockholm Army Museum runs a picture exhibition on the Trench of Death entitled A Symbol of Belgium's Great War: the Trench of Death.

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Dieppe, August 19 2017 - Canadian military cemetery (Commonwealth War Graves Commission) : Floral offering by the Belgian delegation consisting of representatives of the WHI and 350 Squadron

On August 19, the acting CEO of the WHI, Mr Michel Jaupart, represented Belgium in Dieppe for the ceremony honouring all veterans and victims of the raid. The delegation also counted members of the Belgian Air Force and of Belgian patriotic societies. A special tribute was brought to aviators and seamen implicated in Operation Jubilee.

Thanks to the exhibition Dieppe. Tribute to a raid organized by the WHI, commemorating the tragic events of August 19, 1942 and illustrating the Belgian part in the operation, Belgium was guest of honour for the ceremony.


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2017-08-12 ... 2017-08-13

The War Heritage Institute, the new Belgian heritage and remembrance institution under the Defence authority, presented six rare Soviet vehicles from the Warsaw Pact era: a rocket launcher (8x8 Baz/Zil 135 L4), a half-track (BTR 152), a T72 M tank, a Hungarian armoured vehicle PSZH-D-944 CP, a self-propelled gun 2S1 and an amphibious vehicle BRD M-1.

Wings & Wheels is an event for all those fascinated by military history, with one of Belgium’s largest military fairs of international scale, more than 400 selling and exhibition booths, some 400 reconstructions of 20th and 21st...