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Author Topic: Monument, Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Soesterberg (former airbase)  (Read 8514 times)
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« on: 1 January 2017, 16:52:09 »

The Royal netherlands Airforce has a place to honour and commemorate fallen soldiers and airmen.
Its located near the national military museum just a few steps from the parking place overlooking the runway at the Former airbase Soesterberg.

View at the museum from the monument.

The monument has two sites.
The first site has a large statue with the airforce weapon on it, around it is a large plain where ceremonies can be held.
Every year on july 1 the airforce helds a ceremony here to commemorate the men.

The second part has a U shaped wall with the names of all fallen soldiers.

Several signs are placed along the route.
On one of them are the names of the pilots who died in the fighting of may 1940.
There is also a plaquette with the areas the airforce fought in.

Worth a visit when you are going to the museum!

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