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Day of the war grave: commemoration in Amsterdam and Mierlo

Week number 46-46

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On Armistice Day (of the First World War) the victims of the Second World War are also commemorated. On the militairy cemeteries in the Netherlands wreaths are laid and prayers are said. At the Oosterbegraafplaats (East cemetery) in Amsterdam wreaths are laid by the Minister of War, A.H.J.L. Fiévez (in civilian clothing); the English ambassador sir Neville Bland; the American ambassador Stanley K. Horbeck and the mayor of Amsterdam, A.J. d'Ailly. Amid great public interest, a procession passes at the British militairy cemetery "Molenheide" in Mierlo and a wreath is laid. At the Canadian cemetery near Holten school children lay pine branches(?) on the graves.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
11 November 1946
Length:
01:38

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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