Tuesday, May 5, 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands in the Second World War, and Legion Magazine has released a new web video to mark the event.
Lieutenant-General The Honourable Roméo Dallaire narrates this instalment of the award-winning web video series Military Moments.
The Liberation of the Netherlands web video takes viewers back to the German invasion and occupation of Holland, depicting the terrible hunger and hardship inflicted on the Dutch by Nazi Germany and detailing how Allied forces—led by Canada—liberated the country. From September 1944 to April 1945, Canada played a key role in ending the Second World War, as Allied forces closed in on Germany from all sides.
Dallaire was born in Denekamp, Netherlands, in 1946, and his fa...