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Namur

German forces — a standard bearer, and troops in picklehaube firing rifles, below a hilltop fortress. A Zeppelin is overhead, and a wounded Belgian soldier is in the foreground.

German forces — a standard bearer, and troops in picklehaube firing rifles, below a hilltop fortress. A Zeppelin is overhead, and a wounded Belgian soldier is in the foreground.

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Vor Namur

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Belgium's defensive line facing Germany to the east followed the Meuse River from the Netherlands to France with the fortresses of Liège, Namur, and Dinant. The German siege of Namur lasted from August 18 to 23.

Namur is a city in Belgium.

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Statistics for Namur (1)

Type Statistic
Population 32,362