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« on: September 21, 2019, 06:18:01 PM »

This past week it is the 75th remembrance of operation Market Garden. Besides Dutch royals, also other royals attend. E.g. Charles.

https://en.m.wikipedia.or...i/Operation_Market_Garden

Princess Margriet and her husband were at the Eusebius Church in Arnhem, past Friday during remembrance (as representatives of the Dutch Royal House)

https://nos.nl/artikel/23...n-in-arnhem-herdacht.html

Today, Saturday September 21, princess Beatrix and prince Charles were present on the Ginkelse Heide (Ginkelse Moor). The place were allied soldiers were dropped during the operation, and is re-enacted every year (if possible). Beatrix laid a wrath and walked armed with Charles back:

https://www.gids.tv/video...-herdenking-market-garden

In the afternoon Charles also visited Arnhem, the town of the well known "Bridge too far". Where he among others visited the Eusebius church, which was badly damaged during the battle of Arnhem.

https://www.gelderlander....skerk-in-arnhem~ab8e8e19/
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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2019, 02:46:02 AM »

Thankful always for that Greatest Generation.
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