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Schild & Vriend

'Schild en Vriend' is an old Flemish battlecry, used in the rebellion of the city of Brugge against the French, May 18, 1302. Legend tells that it was used to differentiate between the French-speaking (who could not pronounce 'schild') and Flemish-speaking citizens. Nowadays, historians tell us that it was probably 'Des Gilden Vriend'.


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Battle report - Crisis '98

The French escape in a canoe

The remaining French load up on a canoe and are here seen moving downstream towards the British dhow. They reached it eventually and made it back to the safety (well...) of Paris.


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