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enfrMAY 14-24 MAI, 2021
enfrMAY 14-24 MAI, 2021

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October 3, 2019
A symbol of the Netherlands is making a home in Yukon, 75 years after Canadian soldiers fought to free the dutch from oppression. The 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands is being honoured in Whitehorse. By: John Kennedy Photo: John Kennedy The Rush – CKRW 96.1FM Read Full Article
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A special ceremony was held at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the start of the Scheldt campaign, which led to the liberation of Holland and ultimate victory of the Allies. The ceremony featured the planting of the Liberation75 signature tulip in the Living Tribute commemorative garden. The ceremony was...
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Flight Sargent Douglas Pearce ( 415 Squadron RCAF) was shot down over Holland in 1942 at the age of 21. He is buried at Vredenhof Cemetery in Holland.
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Dad was a WWII veteran who served with B.C. Dragoons. He never spoke of his war years but he did receive the Military Medal. He would be pleased to know his daughter and grandchildren are honouring him in this way.
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My dad was a second world war vet. He fought and was taken prisoner in Dieppe. He was in a prisoner of war camp for three years. Thank you to all the vets that fought and still fight to keep us free.
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Forty-five Liberation75 tulips will be planted in our garden in commemoration of our dad and uncles who all served during WWII. Our dad served over in Burma as a frogman, and one of our uncles served over in Holland. Our dad received the Military Cross for his service and is fortunately in several books, such...
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My Father was with the 12th Field Regiment that landed on Juno Beach on D Day. The unit was involved in the Liberation of Holland. He also returned for the 40th and 50th Anniversaries of the Liberation.
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He was a pilot with the RAF, shot down on an island in Holland and a POW for 18 months before being traded for a German officer. He died at the age of 9 He was an RAF pilot who was shot down over an island in Holland and kept prisoner for more than a...
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Uncle Ronnie served from 1939 until 1946 in the RCA 3RD Field Regiment 77TH Battery Overseas – United Kingdom, Sicily, Italy, Germany, ending the war in Holland.The book “From Pachino to Ortona” details one journey. 75 years ago this past Christmas he spent Christmas eve, day and boxing day on the roof of a building...
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My dad was with the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada and took part in the liberation of Holland. He always told his kids that they knew the Dutch were starving. When dad and his comrades cooked their meals, food was left in their cooking pots and placed outdoors overnight for the civilians. There was no...
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