I was in Liege once in December. Cold & grey like the rest of Northern Europe. I was too broke to buy waffles or much of anything else. But I had a coat sufficient against the cold & rain... and was young & happy.
Actually, the genius of the Maginot Line was that by forcing the Germans to go around it, they entered Belgium. The British could not stand for that. So, they were drawn into the conflict, on behalf of Belgium, and thereby, France.
(I know it's supposed to be proprietary, but today's action was the most-boring in the last 3,000 years... prior, there was a period of surplus rains & related wheat production and the price of the latter didn't budge for 27 years. That was the last time my proprietary stuff triggered. And if you know your Pharaonic history, then you know what Aakheperre - and lo! the entire ancient world - suffered the next day....)