August 29, 1935 King Leopold is killed in a car accident in Switzerland along with his wife Astrid. His brother Charles is made Prince Regent a day later. Sept 1,1939 Germany invades Poland September 17, 1939 USSR invades Poland Sept 21, 1939 King Charles and Prime Minister Édouard Daladier meet in Paris discussing the situation Sept 23, 1939 Hitler makes a speech denouncing the meeting claiming that the Belgians and French just made a secret pact and are about to jump Germany. Sept 24, 1939 Outraged Belgians call for preparation for war with Germany. Oct 3rd, 1939 The Belgians request that the French Army marches into Belgium to help protect it. The Belgians start deploying along the Meuse with the French starting to arrive a day later. The Belgians deploy all but two of their infantry corps along the Meuse with 2 infantry corps along with the cavalry corps and the Chasseurs Ardennais in reserve. The Anglo-French deploy 15 more divisions behind the Meuse with another 5 in reserve. They are entrenched along the line with heavy artillery and anti-tank weapons deployed. Small forts start dotting the area. It isn't the Maginot Line by any means but it is getting more formidable. Further back is the rest of the Anglo-French army in the north manning the Dyle Line and the Eschaut Line and another 5 divisions in reserve.