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Circa 210.000 Nederlandse oorlogsslachtoffers onderwie burgers, militairen, verzetstrijders, Roma en Sinti zigeuners, Jehova's getuigen en Nederlandse joden vochten en stierven voor onze vrijheid... 4 mei 2016 Nationale Dodenherdenking, Nederland  Approximately 210.000 Dutch war victims including civilians, soldiers, resistance fighters, Roma and Sinti gypsies, Jehova witnesses and Dutch jews fought and died for our freedom... The 4th of may 2016 Remembrance of the Dead, The Netherlands

Circa 210.000 Nederlandse oorlogsslachtoffers onderwie burgers, militairen, verzetstrijders, Roma en Sinti zigeuners, Jehova's getuigen en Nederlandse joden vochten en stierven voor onze vrijheid... 4 mei 2016 Nationale Dodenherdenking, Nederland Approximately 210.000 Dutch war victims including civilians, soldiers, resistance fighters, Roma and Sinti gypsies, Jehova witnesses and Dutch jews fought and died for our freedom... The 4th of may 2016 Remembrance of the Dead, The Netherlands

Dutch children are provided with bread and soup during the Hongerwinter (“Hunger Winter”) famine of 1944-1945

Dutch children are provided with bread and soup during the Hongerwinter (“Hunger Winter”) famine of Towards the end of the war, food supplies became increasingly scarce in the Netherlands. After the landing of the Allied Forces on D-Day,.

Allied servicemen stop to hand out sweets to Dutch children during the Allied liberation of the Netherlands, summer 1944.

Allied servicemen stop to hand out sweets to Dutch children during the Allied liberation of the Netherlands, summer Original Publication: Picture Post - 1797 - The Road To Victory: Front Line Children - pub.

Coolsingel: Stadhuis, mei 1940

Coolsingel: Stadhuis, mei 1940

Hannie Schaft, verzetstrijdster tweede wereldoorlog  The red haired girl is a symbol of the heroism of the Dutch women who stood up against the occupier and enemy of the Dutch population.

Hannie Schaft, part of the Dutch resistance movement in WWII. She was arrested just 3 weeks before the end of the war. Her last words to her executioners, between the first and second bullets, were: "I shoot better than you." WOW via Joy Davis

Dutch resistance posting anti-German flyers in public by juffrouwjo, via Flickr

Dutch resistance people distributing anti-German flyers in Amsterdam…

Het Achterhuis, ( Anne Frank) Prinsengracht Amsterdam

The garden and the back house of the building on Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam where Anne Frank wrote her diary. In the garden the 150 year old chestnut tree Anne Frank wrote about in her diary.

4 mei Dodenherdenking Den Haag, Nederland The 4th of may Remembrance of the Dead The Hague, The Netherlands

4 mei Dodenherdenking Den Haag, Nederland The of may Remembrance of the Dead The Hague, The Netherlands

Late 1944. A child eating chocolate on a pile of rubble of what once was the house he lived in. Schijndel, The Netherlands.

Late A child eating chocolate on a pile of rubble of what once was the house he lived in. Schijndel, The Netherlands. --The pain that attaches from looking at this photo is almost unbearable.

Het uit de Lekhaven vertrokken bewakingsvaartuig 'BV 19a'   (het v.m. stoomloodsvaartuig 'nr. 19')  http://koopvaardij.blogspot.nl/2016/05/11-mei-1940.html

Het uit de Lekhaven vertrokken bewakingsvaartuig 'BV 19a' (het v.m. stoomloodsvaartuig 'nr. 19') http://koopvaardij.blogspot.nl/2016/05/11-mei-1940.html

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