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LIBERATIONDAY

In the Netherlands, Liberation Day (Dutch: Bevrijdingsdag) is celebrated each year on May 5th, to mark the end of the occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II.



The nation was liberated largely by Canadian troops, with the assistance of the British, American and Polish forces, (see Operation Market Garden) and French airborne (see Operation Amherst). On the 5th of May 1945, the Canadian General Charles Foulkes and the German Commander-in-Chief Johannes Blaskowitz reached an agreement on the capitulation of German forces in the Netherlands in Hotel de Wereld in Wageningen. One day later, the capitulation document was signed in the auditorium of Wageningen University, located next-door to the hotel.

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Added: May-6-2012 
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  • freedom has a price

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  • Great post. Thanks

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  • Mijn opa en oma hadden tijdens de oorlog joden verborgen in hun huis.Op een gegeven moment werden ze s`nachts wakker gemaakt en werd de hele straat ontruimt.Een razzia.De mannen moesten om een lantaarnpaal gaan staan en de vrouwen en kinderen moesten toekijken hoe ze werden neergeschoten.Toen de moffen wouden gaan schieten gingen de vrouwen protesteren waardoor de groep mannen allemaal wegrenden.Me opa was 1 van de gelukkigen die kon onstnappen met een vriend maar de rest is neergeknald.Mijn and More..

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  • we got a 2 week vacation when doing a tour in afghanistan. most people come back home but I went to Amsterdam. it was the single best place I have ever been to on the planet. the best experience I ever had, and frankly, the best thing I needed before going back to the sandbox. parts of the city actually look exactly like parts of toronto.

    the fact that the current dutch government is planning to ban canadians and everyone else from buying cannabis in coffee shops makes be feel as if I swallow a More..

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  • ...AND POLISH FORCES, dont forget that while you support your today nazi party and holland hitler jugend

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    • @norwayattacks
      well you offend me whith that comment,me a nazi?{holland hitlerjugend??),normal i delete such a shitty comment but i want everybody to see how narrowminded and dumb you are!

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