Namur (Belgium)

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Chronological events[edit]


  • 20 Aug - Bombarded by the Germans.
  • 21 Aug - Trenches evacuated by the Belgians.
  • 22 Aug - Evacuation of the city begins.
  • 23 Aug - Germans capture the city.
  • 27 Aug - Last of the forts reduced.


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Source: Lord Edward Gleichen (1918–1920). Chronology of the War. Volumes I, II & III. Constable & Company, London. (Copyright expired)