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Legion of Campine
Kempische Legioen (KL)
Participant in the Second World War
Ecusson de la Kempische Legioen.jpg
Leaders Omer Bobon (founder)[1]
Area of
Campine in Limburg
Opponents Nazi Germany German Occupying Forces

The Legion of Campine (Dutch language: Kempische Legioen ) or KL was a group of the Belgian resistance during the Second World War which operated in the Campine region in the provinces of Limburg and Antwerp by the Dutch border.[2]


  1. Bodson, Herman (2005). Downed Allied airmen and evasion of capture : the role of local resistance networks in World War II. Jefferson, N.C. [u.a]: McFarland. p. 164. ISBN 0786422165. 
  2. Ward Baeten. Het Kempisch Legioen. De dubbele strijd van een verzetsbeweging 1942 - 1944 en 1944 - 1961. Universiteit Gent. 

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