On the internet much can be found. But sometimes it becomes a very long search. That’s how it is when you want to find a video over Leopoldsburg. By now I managed to find some that do fit on this website. To make it easier for you, you can find them all on this page. Unfortunately most of them are in Dutch without English subs. Did you find an other interesting one? Please do let me know!

 

BRITISH PATHÉ TV – FILM ID:1891.05

Leopoldsburg, Belgium. British troops advance on foot along railway lines. Various shots of officers outside building. Various shots of damaged buildings. Travel shots past wire fences of Prisoner of War (POW) camp? More shots of damaged buildings. A bren gun carrier drives through streets. More shots of damage. (no sound)

TELEVOX – 1988: 

An overview of the units that were part of the 1 Ps Inf Bde in Leopoldsburg. A VHS-video of Televox from 1988. (in Dutch)

 

TOWN LEOPOLDSBURG – 1994: 

Video of the town Leopoldsburg from 1994, in which the different services are shown. (in Dutch)

HEMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY LEOPOLDSBURG – October 09 2013

Historical and Hematological Society Leopoldsburg. Remembrance of executions during the days of liberation at the Ditch of the Dead, Slachtersbeek. The Atheneum Central School Campus Leopoldsburg has the sponsorship of the monument. The municipality of Leopoldsburg and the National Confederation of Political Prisoners and Rightholders of Belgium commemorated the fact that on 6 September 1944, German soldiers and Flemish SS executed 22 political prisoners on the Ditch of the Dead. Many veterans attended the ceremony. (in Dutch)

    

HEMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY LEOPOLDSBURG – December 14 2013

Warrent Officer DeKeyser Historical and Hematological Society December 14,2013. Commemoration ceremony of Warrent Officer DeKeyser Florentinus, who was arrested as a resistance fighter by the Nazis on 8 April 1944. After he was deported to the Gross-Rosen concentration camp, he was tortured to death and died on 11 December 1944. A commemorative plaque was attached to the current Commissariaat of the police district Kempenland in the 1980s. In 1995 the Historical and Hematological Society revealed an explanatory street sign at the ‘Adjudant De Keyserstraat’. Afterwards, no initiative to celebrate was taken. On the initiative of his son Jos DeKeyser, a subdued ceremony was held to honour not only his father, but also ‘all’ political prisoners from our region. (in Dutch)

 OPENDOOR BRIGADE LEOPOLDSBURG –  May 21 2014:

Opendoor Leopoldsburg 2014 Part of the WW1 defilé at the compound. (in Dutch)

    

BELGIAN DEFENCE – May 21 2014:

During the open day of the Landcomponent, on May 18 in Leopoldsburg, there was also ample attention for the past. Figurants in uniforms of the First and Second World War brought both periods back to life with vehicles and equipment from that time. (in Dutch)

TV LIMBURG – September 14 2014: 

Today was the Monumtday and this time it was all about’ Heritage used to be, now and in the future’. One of the monuments in the spotlight was the station of Leopoldsburg, and this because of the story of the First World War. (in Dutch)

 

TV LIMBURG – April 22 2015: 

Today it is exactly a hundred years ago that a weapon of mass destruction was used for the first time during a war. In Langemark in West Flanders, Germany’s army used poison gas for the first time during World War 1. Many allied soldiers died that day. The chlorine gas used then had been tested by the German army in Leopoldsburg two weeks earlier. The camp of Beverlo was the training ground of the German army. (in Dutch)

 

 TV LIMBURG – October 23 2017: 

Quarters Reigersvliet is 70 hectares large, 10 hectares of which will be used for the new prison. (in Dutch)