The Grenadier Guards war diary reports on May 18, 1940:
River Dendre (Dender), Belgium
Battalion continued to consolidate the position and there was a certain amount of enemy air activity.
2130 hrs: Orders were issued for withdrawal to the line of the River Escaut (Shelde).
(WD source: DBF, WW2talk)
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