Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) is the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's Allied Command Operations. Since 1967 it has been located at Casteau, north of the Belgian city of Mons, but it had previously been loc…
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The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World War. It was a subsidiary action of the Battle of the Frontiers, in which the Allies clashed with Germany on the French borders. At Mons, the Br…
Belgium is a federal state located in Western Europe, bordering the North Sea. Belgium shares borders with France (556 km), Germany (133 km), Luxembourg (130 km) and the Netherlands (478 km).
The Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT) was one of two supreme commanders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), the other being the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR). The SACLANT led Allied Command Atlantic, based at Norfo…
Hainaut (Archaic English: Hainault; French: Hainaut, French pronunciation: [ɛno]; Dutch: Henegouwen, IPA: [ˈɦeːnəˌɣʌuwə(n)]; German: Hennegau; Walloon: Hinnot; Picard: Hénau;) is a province of Belgium in the Walloon region.
Allied Command Transformation (ACT; French: Le Commandement allié Transformation) is a NATO military command, which was formed in 2003 after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation restructuring.
Chièvres Air Base (ICAO: EBCV) is a United States Air Force airfield located in the Belgian town of Chièvres and about 12 miles from Headquarters, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), in Casteau. It is mainly used to provide logistic s…
Casteau is a village of Belgium in the French-speaking region.
Geraardsbergen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣeːraːrdzbɛrɣə(n)], French: Grammont) is a city and municipality located in the Denderstreek and in the Flemish Ardennes, the hilly southern part of the Belgian province of East Flanders.
The Muur van Geraardsbergen (English: Wall of Geraardsbergen/Grammont, French: Mur de Grammont) is a steep narrow road with cobblestones in Geraardsbergen, Belgium. It is also known as Kapelmuur, Muur-Kapelmuur or simply Muur. The hill starts near t…
Cuesmes is a village near the Belgian town Mons in the province of Hainaut.
Ghislenghien (Dutch: Gellingen) is a small town in Belgium near Ath. On July 30, 2004 a high-pressure natural gas pipeline operated at a pressure of 70 bar ruptured following recent third party damage.
The Château de Belœil is a château situated in the municipality of Belœil in the province of Hainaut, Belgium. Since the 14th century it has been the residence of the Prince de Ligne.
The University of Mons-Hainaut (French: Université de Mons-Hainaut) (UMH), in Mons, Wallonia, Belgium, was a university in the French Community of Belgium.
Ourthe is the name of a département of the First French Empire in present day Germany and Belgium, at the time written as Ourte by French officials. It was named after the river Ourthe.
Jemappes (in older texts also: Jemmapes) is a Walloon town in south-western Belgium, province Hainaut. Since 1973, it is part of the city Mons.
Ghlin is a village near the Belgian town Mons in the province of Hainaut.
Steenkerque (French; in Dutch: Steenkerke, in older English references also Steenkerke, Steenkirk, Steinkerque, Steinkerke or Steinkirk) is a Belgian village 50 km south-west of Brussels, 10 km south of Enghien.