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In December of 1944, American soldiers [[Hank Kelly (Earth-616)|Combat Kelly]] and [[Cookie Novak (Earth-616)|Cookie Novak]] clashed with [[National Socialist German Workers Party (Earth-616)|Nazi]] soldiers in the region{{r|Combat Kelly #18}}.
 
In December of 1944, American soldiers [[Hank Kelly (Earth-616)|Combat Kelly]] and [[Cookie Novak (Earth-616)|Cookie Novak]] clashed with [[National Socialist German Workers Party (Earth-616)|Nazi]] soldiers in the region{{r|Combat Kelly #18}}.
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In the [[Ardennes]], January 1945, the [[Valkyrior (Earth-616)|Valkyries of Asgard]] found themselves on [[Midgard]] and discover a slaughtered host of troops. [[Brunnhilde (Earth-616)|Brunnhilde]] suspected that some form of magic had brought them to this world. Before she could order her sisters to depart, a surviving soldiers warned them that the [[Thule Society]] had unleashed something terrible that they failed to control. Brunnhilde saw the cause: a snow wyrm. Knowing that neither of them belong on Midgard, Brunnhilde slew the wyrm and promised to find those who summoned all of them to Midgard, declaring, "No thing of Asgard should rain destruction on the world of man."{{r|Fear Itself: The Fearless #1}}
   
 
In early February, [[1945]], [[Steven Rogers (Earth-616)|Captain America]] and [[James Buchanan Barnes (Earth-616)|Bucky]] also swept through the town of Bastogne in Belgium to help out the GIs. They learned that the village had been overtaken by [[Vampires|vampires]] who had begun feeding on American soldiers. After cutting their way through one vampire after another, they discovered that the vampire progenitor was a Nazi named Helmutt von Schuler. Schuler had in turn been transformed into a vampire by the infamous Baron Blood. The mission proved harrowing for both Captain America and Bucky as they were forced to execute not only vampire soldiers, but children as well{{r|Captain America #601}}
 
In early February, [[1945]], [[Steven Rogers (Earth-616)|Captain America]] and [[James Buchanan Barnes (Earth-616)|Bucky]] also swept through the town of Bastogne in Belgium to help out the GIs. They learned that the village had been overtaken by [[Vampires|vampires]] who had begun feeding on American soldiers. After cutting their way through one vampire after another, they discovered that the vampire progenitor was a Nazi named Helmutt von Schuler. Schuler had in turn been transformed into a vampire by the infamous Baron Blood. The mission proved harrowing for both Captain America and Bucky as they were forced to execute not only vampire soldiers, but children as well{{r|Captain America #601}}
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In [[Ghent]], [[Iron Man]] met with the heads of the [[European Union]]. He revealed his identity to them as Tony Stark and hoped to advise them on how to deal with the financial crisis hitting the world.{{r|Avengers Vol 3 58}}
 
In [[Ghent]], [[Iron Man]] met with the heads of the [[European Union]]. He revealed his identity to them as Tony Stark and hoped to advise them on how to deal with the financial crisis hitting the world.{{r|Avengers Vol 3 58}}
   
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Revision as of 10:41, July 28, 2016

History

Overview

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe. It is a member of the European Union houses the the European Parliament in Brussels it's capital and largest city. The nation is also a member of N.A.T.O..[1]

20th Century

During World War I Belgium was invaded by Germany. In 1918, they were freed by it's allies.

In May 1940, during World War II, Belgium was invaded by Nazi Germany.

In December of 1944, American soldiers Combat Kelly and Cookie Novak clashed with Nazi soldiers in the region[2].

In the Ardennes, January 1945, the Valkyries of Asgard found themselves on Midgard and discover a slaughtered host of troops. Brunnhilde suspected that some form of magic had brought them to this world. Before she could order her sisters to depart, a surviving soldiers warned them that the Thule Society had unleashed something terrible that they failed to control. Brunnhilde saw the cause: a snow wyrm. Knowing that neither of them belong on Midgard, Brunnhilde slew the wyrm and promised to find those who summoned all of them to Midgard, declaring, "No thing of Asgard should rain destruction on the world of man."[3]

In early February, 1945, Captain America and Bucky also swept through the town of Bastogne in Belgium to help out the GIs. They learned that the village had been overtaken by vampires who had begun feeding on American soldiers. After cutting their way through one vampire after another, they discovered that the vampire progenitor was a Nazi named Helmutt von Schuler. Schuler had in turn been transformed into a vampire by the infamous Baron Blood. The mission proved harrowing for both Captain America and Bucky as they were forced to execute not only vampire soldiers, but children as well[4]

After WWII the Cold War began between the USA and USSR. Belgium sided with the US and the other democratic nations.

Modern Era

Beast of the X-Men battled Commander Courage and the Wereborgs in Brussels.[5]

In Ghent, Iron Man met with the heads of the European Union. He revealed his identity to them as Tony Stark and hoped to advise them on how to deal with the financial crisis hitting the world.[6]

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Alternate Realities

Earth-199999

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Ultimate Universe (Earth-1610)

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Doom 2099

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Points of Interest

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes

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