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Liberation Day in the Netherlands: what you need to know about May 5

Liberation Day in the Netherlands (Bevrijdigingsdag) is celebrated on May 5. It commemorates the day the Dutch...

All you need to know about National Remembrance Day in the Netherlands (even in corona times)

What is National Remembrance Day in the Netherlands?  Dodenherdenking is held on May 4, every year. It's...

World War II: the Georgian uprising on Texel

For most of the Second World War, the daily life of people on the island of Texel...

7 unmissable movies about the Netherlands in WWII

A lockdown on Liberation Day means the perfect opportunity to catch up on some Dutch war flicks....

Photo report: the Netherlands at war, 1940-1945

This year, we're celebrating 76 years since the end of World War II. The world we live...

The Putten raid: when the Nazis captured almost all the men in this Dutch village

On October 1, the small village of Putten in Gelderland remembers a painful day from its past....

The Hunger Winter: the Dutch famine of 1944-45

The Hunger Winter took place as World War II was in its final year. Following a German...

The first fully 3D-printed house in Eindhoven is welcoming its first residents

Three years ago, the Netherlands launched a project to start 3D printing houses in Eindhoven. Now, the...
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