Gemeente De Panne

De Panne and World War One

2014-18

The First World War (1914-1918) had a profound impact on the history of Belgium and of the whole world. Although the last human witnesses are no longer with us, the First World War remains etched in the collective memory of our nation.

De Panne played an important role in the conflict, not least because of the presence of the royal family during the German invasion.