Tag Archives: Ypres

2015 Persons and groups of the year

Battle of Waterloo The oldest to remember for 2015 is the one with whom there could be a love hate relationship. Napoleon Bonaparte, who always saw things big, left behind a series of buildings in Belgium that still stand today, … Continue reading

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100° birthday of war and war tourism

100 years ago my parents were born. They would be part of the last Europeans having to face two major international wars plus a cold war. 100 years ago there was also a special Christmas celebration in the beautiful fields … Continue reading

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1914 – 2014 preparations

2014 is coming by and hall be special, because it shall be a time to stand still and look at what people can do to each other and what for dangers there can be around when we are not careful. … Continue reading

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11 November, a day to remember #2 From the Industrialisation

In my previous postings Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen and Is it wise to annul the Pentecostweekend I mentioned that some members of parliament did not want to scrap only Whit Monday and we looked on what happened on the 315th … Continue reading

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