Until his death he kept the French and Belgian francs, which were given to him at the time, to spend while making his way through occupied Europe.
What does BEF stand for?
BEF stands for Belgian Francs (former currency code; now EUR)
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- Bartlett Experimental Forest (New Hampshire; USDA)
- Base Engagement Force (TAA)
- Baseline Engagement Force
- Basic Education Finance (Washington)
- Basic English Foundation
- Bassin d'Education et de Formation (French: Watershed Education and Training)
- Beady Eye Factor
- Befehl (German military)
- Belgian Elite Force (gaming clan)
- Benefits Enrollment Form
- Best Estimate Flow
- Bibliographie des Ecrivains Français (French: Bibliography of French Writers)
- Big Error Factory
- Big-Eyed Fish (Dave Matthews Band song)
- Billiard Education Foundation
- Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning
- Biogéochimie des Ecosystèmes Forestiers (French: Biogeochemistry of Forest Ecosystems)
- Biomass Energy Foundation
- Bonneville Environmental Foundation
Samples in periodicals archive:
In 2009 he made an emotional visit back to the beaches 65 years after the Allied onslaught and until his death kept the French and Belgian francs which were given to him at the time to spend while making his way through occupied Europe.
Antwerp this meant a four thousand million Belgian francs loss in transfer fees for this Belgian club.
When people came in with 50 euro notes (worth about pounds 35), he was forced to hand out change in Belgian francs, going against the whole spirit of the operation.
And the citizens of Luxembourg will no longer have to juggle four legal currencies - their own franc, the German mark, and French and Belgian francs.
The tiny 1,000 sq ft trial store in Brussels started trading in March and already turns over 800,000 Belgian francs a week (12,500 [pounds sterling]), said Ury.
Eurozone currencies Austrian schillings, Belgian francs, German marks, Finnish markka, French francs, Greek drachma, Irish punts, Italian lire, Luxembourg francs, Netherlands guilders, Portuguese escudos, Spanish pesetas.
Financial results: The monetary amounts listed in a chart in the article "New Rules in the Old Country," in the December 1999 property/casualty edition of Best's Review represent millions of Belgian francs.