Belgium appeals for world war one documents

Brussels City Museum is calling for the loan of documents, letters, correspondence, diaries and objects relating to world war one for an exhibition its is organising in 2014 to mark the outbreak of the war.

July 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the war which killed over nine million combatants during the fours years it lasted.

It was the German invasion of Belgium that was the immediate cause of the British entry into the war.