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A Very Special Last Post in Ypres

A Very Special Last Post in Ypres

Every night starting in 1928, the Last Post has been played at 8:00pm under the Menin Gate Memorial in Ieper, Belgium to honor the British and Allied soldiers who fell in combat during the Ypres Salient in World War I. At present, this solemn salute has been played over 29,000 [...]

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July 4th Celebrations at the U.S. Embassy to Belgium

July 4th Celebrations at the U.S. Embassy to Belgium

On July 4, 2012, the U.S. Embassy to Belgium held its annual Independence Day celebration. More photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/us_ambassador_gutman/sets/72157630431551976/ Watch a replay of Ambassador Gutman’s remarks during the reception:

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Manneken Pis Celebrates July 4th

Manneken Pis Celebrates July 4th

On the occassion of the U.S. independence day, Manneken Pis was dressed in an Uncle Sam outfit. Ambassador Howard Gutman and his wife were welcomed by The Order of Friends of Manneken Pis. More photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/us_ambassador_gutman/sets/72157630419459926/

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