The German invasion of Luxembourg was part of Case Yellow (German: Fall Gelb), the German invasion of the Low Countries (Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) and France during World War II. The battle began on 10 May 1940 and lasted just one day. Facing only light resistance, Luxembourg was quickly occupied. The Luxembourgish government, and Grand Duchess Charlotte, managed to escape the country and a government-in-exile was created in London.

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  • Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, le Luxembourg est envahi par l'armée allemande le 10 mai 1940 dans le cadre de l'opération Fall Gelb. (fr)
  • De Duitse inval in Luxemburg was een veldslag aan het Westfront tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De invasie maakte deel uit van het Duitse Fall Gelb en leidde tot de bezetting van Luxemburg door nazi-Duitsland. De operatie startte op 10 mei 1940 en werd diezelfde dag afgerond. (nl)
  • The German invasion of Luxembourg was part of Case Yellow (German: Fall Gelb), the German invasion of the Low Countries (Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) and France during World War II. The battle began on 10 May 1940 and lasted just one day. Facing only light resistance, Luxembourg was quickly occupied. The Luxembourgish government, and Grand Duchess Charlotte, managed to escape the country and a government-in-exile was created in London. (en)
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  • France:
  • United Kingdom:
  • 1 aircraft destroyed
  • 1 pilot killed
  • 1 soldier wounded
  • 2 pilots captured
  • 22 soldiers captured
  • 5 Spahis killed
  • 54 gendarmes captured
  • 6 gendarmes wounded
  • Luxembourg:
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  • *French colonial empire
  • France
  • Air support:
  • *Fifth columnists
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  • 1940-05-10 (xsd:date)
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  • Decisive German victory
  • * Creation of theLuxembourgish government-in-exile
  • *German occupation of Luxembourg
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  • France:
  • United Kingdom:
  • 600 tanks
  • 425 soldiers
  • No. 226 Squadron RAF
  • 18,000 troops
  • 246 gendarmes
  • Luxembourg:
  • ~50,000 soldiers
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  • German troops crossing into Luxembourg
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  • Unknown
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  • Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, le Luxembourg est envahi par l'armée allemande le 10 mai 1940 dans le cadre de l'opération Fall Gelb. (fr)
  • De Duitse inval in Luxemburg was een veldslag aan het Westfront tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De invasie maakte deel uit van het Duitse Fall Gelb en leidde tot de bezetting van Luxemburg door nazi-Duitsland. De operatie startte op 10 mei 1940 en werd diezelfde dag afgerond. (nl)
  • The German invasion of Luxembourg was part of Case Yellow (German: Fall Gelb), the German invasion of the Low Countries (Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) and France during World War II. The battle began on 10 May 1940 and lasted just one day. Facing only light resistance, Luxembourg was quickly occupied. The Luxembourgish government, and Grand Duchess Charlotte, managed to escape the country and a government-in-exile was created in London. (en)
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  • Invasion du Luxembourg en 1940 (fr)
  • Duitse inval in Luxemburg (nl)
  • German invasion of Luxembourg (en)
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  • German invasion of Luxembourg (en)
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