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Van D Laan (77th FS)
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Join date : 2009-10-14
Age : 29
Location : The Netherlands -> Gelderland -> Ermelo

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PostSubject: The liberation of The Netherlands   The liberation of The Netherlands Icon_minitimeSat Jan 16, 2010 8:59 am

Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada troops in slit trenches, 8 Apr. 1945, Holten, Netherlands.
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Canadian soldier wouded by German sniper fire while attempting to cross over the southern dyke of the Afwalnings Canal. 7 Apr. 1945, Laren, Netherlands.
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Canadians escort German prisoners out of Holland.
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Close-up of a Jerry prisoner captured near Otterloo after a German counter-attack towards Otterloo, in an attempt to cut the 5th Canadian Division spearhead. 17 Apr. 1945, Otterloo, The Netherlands.
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Corporal R.N. Dyer in firing position, Queen's Own Rifle, during a night patrol near Nijmegen, Netherlands, January 2nd, 1945.
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Crowd welcoming the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders of Canada to Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, April 16th, 1945.
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Dutch civilians celebrate the liberation of Utrecht by the Canadian Army, 7 May 1945. (City where my university is located)
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German officer discusses surrender arrangements on radio phone link set up by Canadian troops.
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German soldiers being disarmed by troops of I Canadian Corps at a small arms dump in the Netherlands, May 11th, 1945.
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Infantry of the South Saskatchewan Regiment lying down and firing through a hedge near Dutch farmhouse, Oranje Canal, the Netherlands, April 12th, 1945.
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Infantrymen of the North Shore Regiment boarding an Alligator amphibious vehicle during Operation VERITABLE near Nijmegen, Netherlands, 8 February 1945.
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Infantrymen of the North Shore Regiment climbing onto an Alligator amphibious tracked vehicle during Operation VERITABLE near Nijmegen, Netherlands, 8 February 1945.
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Infantrymen of The South Saskatchewan Regiment during mopping-up operations along the Oranje Canal, Netherlands, April 12, 1945. Photograph by Lieutenant Dan Guravich
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Liberation celebration.
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Loading carriers into Buffaloes, and Buffaloes moving towards Ijssel River near Westervoort, The Netherlands, April 13th, 1945.
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Members of B Troop, 5th Field Regiment, firing 25-pounder near Malden, Holland, 1 February 1945. From left to right; Sergeant Jack Brown, Bdr. Joe Wilson, Gunners Lyle Ludwig, Bill Budd, George Spence, and Bill Stewart.
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Members of North Shore Regiment (N.S.r.) hunting and removing mines on approach to destroyed bridge. Zutphen, The Netherlands, 7 April 1945.
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Members of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (P.P.C.L.I.) and a Buffalo amphibious vehicle used to cross the Ijssel River. 11 Apr. 1945, Zutphen, Netherlands.
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On Nov. 9, 1944, the 2nd Canadian Corps occupied the Nijmegen salient bridgehead in Holland and turned it into a winter base. Then on Feb. 8, 1945, following a huge barrage - operation Ve
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Personnel of Le Regiment de la Chaudiere using rubber raft to cross the Ijssel River. 7 Apr 1945.
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Personnel of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry boarding a 'Buffalo' carrier. 11 Apr 1945, Zutphen (vicinity), Netherlands.
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Personnel of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry aboard 'Sherman' tank of 'B' Squadron, Fort Garry Horse, advancing to Groningen, Netherlands, 13 April 1945.
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Personnel of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry examining German 1000-pound bombs found during advance to Groningen, Netherlands, 13 April 1945.
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Perth 'D' Coy section along forest road north of Arnhem. April 15th 1945.
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Private George Pope and Private Dennis Townsend point with rifles at road sign showing Arnhem.
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Private H. E. Goddard, of the Perth Regiment, carrying a Bren gun as he advances through a forest north of Arnhem with the 5th Canadian Armored Division.
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Private K.O. Earl, of the Perth Regiment, stops for a rest in the forest north of Arnhem, as the 5 Canadian Division advances. 15 Apr 1945, Arnhem (vic), The Netherlands.
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Private W. Smith of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada training to operate a Lifebuoy flamethrower, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 14 December 1944.
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Privates V.R. Davis, D.G. Wragg and J.M. Cunningham (left to right) of Perth Regiment rest during 5 Canadian Division advance. 15 Apr 1945, Arnhem, Netherlands.
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Sniper Arthur Godin, of the Regiment de la Chaudiere, 3 Canadian Infantry Division, during the fighting for. Zutphen, Netherlands, 7 April 1945.
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Soldiers of the Perth Regiment move through Arnhem, April 15th 1945. Governor General's Horse Guards' Sherman to the right.
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Surrender of German forces in the Netherlands, at 1st Canadian Corps.
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Captain Robert Van D. Laan
Able Flight Leader
"The Flying Dutchmen"

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