PARKS AND SQUARES OF BRUSSEL

PARKS AND SQUARES OF BRUSSEL

The Botanical Gardens on r. Royale are beautiful in sum mer. The Parc de Bmxelles, just behind Gare Centrale, and the Parc Leopold, amidst the EU buildings, are pleasantly green sanctuaries that provide a nice spot for a walk or jog. The charming hills around the Place du Grand Sablon are home to antique markets, art galleries, and cafes. Around Place au Jeu de Balle, you can practice the fine art of bargaining at the morning flea market.

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From there she sailed across the Atlantic to Loch Ewe, leaving Halifax on 27 March 1945 as part of convoy CS.171 (Halifax – Liverpool), consisting of 22 ships and 15 escorts. From Loch Ewe she connected with the nine-ship convoy WN.685 to Methil, before joining the southbound 20-ship convoy FS.1784 (Methil – Southend) to make the final leg of her voyage to Hull. However at 1732 hrs (CT) on 16 April 1945, U 1274, commanded by Oberlt.z. S. Hans-Hermann Fitting attacked the Athelduke with two torpedoes within an interval of about three seconds, 5.75 miles SE of Longstone in the Outer Farne Islands.

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