Memorial

CCC bombings CCC bombings

Credit for this entry to:
Yannick Du Bois

Plaque: CCC bombings

The Royal Union of the Professional Firemen of Belgium
and
the Federation of Belgian Enterprises
to the two firemen and colleagues
BERGEN Marcel
VAN MARCKE Jacques
fallen in this place during the accomplishment
of their mission
1st May 1985

Original inscription:

L’UNION ROYALE DES POMPIERS PROFESSIONNELS
DE BELGIQUE
et
LA FEDERATION DES ENTREPRISES DE BELGIQUE
aux 2 Sapeurs-Pompiers et collègues
BERGEN Marcel
VAN MARCKE Jacques
tombés en cet endroit dans l’accomplissement
de leur mission.
1er Mai 1985

The two firemen were killed by a car-bomb left near the entrance to the office building of the Federation of Belgian Enterprises (FEB/VBO) by the CCC (Cellules Communistes Combattantes). This terrorist organisation always left a note to the attention of the emergency services warning for the bomb, but that time the car was also set on fire and the firemen didn’t noticed the note in time, the car exploded, two of them died, thirteen other people were injured.

Site: CCC bombings (1 memorial)

1000, rue des Sols, 8

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Subjects commemorated

1021

CCC attack on FEB/VBO

On 1st May 1985 the terrorist organisation CCC (Cellules Communistes Combatta...

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Marcel Bergen

Firefighter, killed by a CCC-bombing on 1st May 1985

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968

Jacques Van Marcke

Firefighter, killed by a CCC-bombing on 1st May 1985

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