Remembrance of the dead - The Netherlands

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On May 4 in the Netherlands the dead of World War II are remembered. At 8 P.M., two minutes of silence are observed.

Traditionally the main ceremonies are observed in Amsterdam at the national monument on the Dam square (in attendance of members of the cabinet and royal family as well as military leaders) and on the Waalsdorper vlakte near the Hague where many Dutch resistance fighters were executed during the war.

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