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Soesterberg Memorial Gardens

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This memorial is located in the Memorial Garden adjacent to the National Military Museum. The text on the curved wall of the memorial is:

THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM

The names of staff of the Royal Netherlands Airforce, Miltary Airservice, Royal Dutch East Indies Army and Naval Air Service who were killed in action.

MEMORIAL COLUMNS FOR AIRMEN TO COMMEMORATE ALL DUTCH VICTIMS OF MILITARY AVIATION WHO WERE KILLED IN AN AIRCRAFT AS A DIRECT RESULT OF WAR ACTIONS OR DURING AN AIR ACCIDENT WHILE ON A MISSION

HERE ARE ALSO COMMEMORATED THOSE WHOSE NAMES REMAIN UNKNOWN.

UNVEILED BY COMMANDANT LUCHTSTRIJDKRACHTEN, LUITENANT-GENERAAL J.H.M.P. JANSEN

SOESTERBERG, 27 MAY 2010


Construction of the monument. On the right the Author examining the memorial name panels



Opening ceremony


Memorial to WWII victims who fell in May 1940 defending their homeland against the invading Germans



Soesterberg Monument


Soesterberg Monument 1923






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