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04 May 2010

MEMORIAL DAY

Dutch police-sidecar in occupied Amsterdam, Holland, 1941
The orginal foto is fitted in the setting of today. More pics of this serie here.
'Dodenherdenking' (Remembrance of the Dead) is held annually on May 4 in the Netherlands with 2 minutes silence at 8.00 pm. It commemorates all civilians and members of the armed forces of the Kingdom of the Netherlands who have died in World War II.

2 comments:

Fashion Serial Killer said...

woah! rad.. this one is pretty heavy
Jonas Daniel Meijerplein
22 februari 1941

Oorspronkelijke foto © NIOD


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Sideburn Magazine said...

stunning series
BP

I once went to pick a friend from Schipol on my supermotard with Scorpion race 'silencer' on the May 4th (I thought the silence was at 12:00 not 20:00???).
As I came obliviously skidding down the ramp from the upper level, everybody was standing there motionless & silent.
Ooops.
BP