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Set mostly during the war years of German occupation in southern Belgium between 1940 and 1945, this book takes readers on a journey through the eyes of a young Belgian girl, Odette Moreau. Along with her family, friends and a few possesions loaded into hand carts, horse drawn trailers and old cars, they were forced to join a long column of refugees on a 90km march to the French coast.  However, they were forced to turn back as they neared Calais. For nearly three months, they endured a gruelling, harrowing journey at the hands of the enemy. It also tells the story of the authors father, Alan White, a Flight Sergeant in the RAF who was posted to Mons in late 1944 and where at a dance, he met Odette, his future wife. The author's family biography is a story of survival, sacrifice, and resilience in the face of adversity. It is a captivating powerful story that will stay with you long after you turn the last page. 

The Belgian Bride

SKU: BK-01

Genre: Novel, Family Biography, Historical biography, True events, Non-fiction, Literary Fiction, Action Fiction, Thriller, History, Suspense, Novel, Romance, Humour.

Keywords: WW2, RAF, Belgium, Mons, Resistance, Rexists, occupation, refugees, Wermacht, traitors, Wartime marriage, Radar, wireless, Chain Home, Ardennes, Hebrides 

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