Friday, November 11, 2011

Photo Friday: With Respect ~ Armistice Day, Rememberance Day, Veterans Day

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photo coyright 2007 Auke Nijholt. all rights resererved
Poppy Field in St. Valery sur Somme, France
June, 2007

Remembering ....

"Veterans Day", "Armistice Day" or "Rememberance Day" is not celebrated in the Netherlands. During WWI, the Netherlands remained neutral.

However, things changed for Holland during the 1930's and the Dutch Day of Rememberance (Dodenherdinking) is held on May 4th every year since the end of WWII,  followed by Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag) on May 5th. 


with respect,
Judy
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2 comments:

Patty said...

What a lovely photo!!
Thanks Judy.

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

Bedankt!
:)

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