BELGIUM: The Facts in the Case

Since Leopold, King of the Belgians, surrendered to the German Army on May 27, 1940, thousands of words have been written to prove that he was: 1) a traitor, 2) a defeatist, 3) a humanitarian, 4) a patriot. The man who knew most of the facts in the case was Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes, who was with King Leopold the day he surrendered. Sir Roger wrote nothing, merely asked the British public to suspend its judgment until all the facts were known. For this he was attacked by the Daily Mirror and he sued the paper...