Dutch remembrance day 2016 – War Cemetery Loenen

Today, on May 4 2016 the Dutch commemorated their war dead between World War II and the present. Both civilian and military dead from the second world war and later during peace-keeping missions. Prime Minister Mark Rutte attended this day in context of the 70th anniversary of the Dutch War Graves Foundation.

A photo and video compilation of the day made by myself. All photos and the one video are copyright protected.

Entrance of the “Ereveld” or War Cemetery of Loenen (Gelderland province, The Netherlands)

Speech by prime minister Mark Rutte

Prime Minister Mark Rutte attending the wreath-laying ceremony on behalf of the Dutch Government.

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