May 31st, 1940 Tlie War Illustrated No. 39 Lou vain ,which suffered so cruelly during the last war, was the object o f fferce Nazi attack sat the end o f the second week in May. It was held by the B.E.F., and above is a British anti-tank gun in a sandbag e m place men tin front o f one o f the houses th a thad been mob bed by the enemy .The troops fought with tho reg a test bravery and, as General Iron side said o f the omen f Nam so s, they were not driven out but o rd e red out. See also page 579, Photo. British Official: Crown Copyright IN BOM B-SHATTERED LOU VAIN BRIT A IN’S SOLDIERS AWAIT THE NAZIS
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