Results for: Scheldt

In Belgium

Belgian cities on the river scheldt?

The most important one is of course Antwerp (or Antwerpen in Dutch). It is one of the bigger harbours in Europe. It is the latest Belgian city on the Scheldt, from there on it (MORE)

What is the Scheldt WW11?

The Scheldt is a major river in Europe. The Belgian port of Antwerp is on the Scheldt, about 80 miles upriver from where it flows into the sea. After the D-Day landings, the A (MORE)

Why did the allies take the scheldt estuary?

The Allies desperately needed permanent docks and ways to land major supplies. By a week after D-Day the beaches were swamped with tons of supplies and vehicles being landed. (MORE)