The Belgian troops can't put up real resistance to the German advance, barely retreat orderly with heavy losses. Guillaume's attempt to be exempt from military service due to his value for the war production fails, so he attempts to flee when conscripted, but is caught and sent to a penal camp for deserters in France. The news Antwerp is about to fall causes a rift in the Flemish movement, which doctor Philippe leaves in a Belgian patriotic mood. Still he sends his family's females to an aunt's Dutch home. Daughter Marie stubbornly imposes her nursing services and gets attached to a rape victim, which she smuggles into the Dutch refuge, which makes both unwelcome.
19 January 2014 (Belgium)
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