1920
Antwerp
Belgium

These were the first Games after the end of the First World War, awarded to Belgium to honour victims of the war and acknowledging the suffering of the Belgian people. The Olympic flag bearing the iconic five rings was raised and doves were released as a symbol of peace.

The National Archives holds a record related to the disposal of surplus government property and accommodation of British representatives in Antwerp.

1 record available

  • Use of Antwerp camp for accommodation of British representatives.
    MUN 4/5962
    Use of Antwerp camp for accommodation of British representatives - MUN 4/5962Preview

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