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  • Pegida and International Socialists protest in Utrecht

    Lots of police in the Dutch city of Utrecht yesterday. The German anti-islam movement Pegida protested in the Dutch city of Utrecht. An anti-movement of International Socialists was present as well. A couple of hundred of protesters got into small fights. According to the police about 10 protesters were arrested.

  • Learn to fly

    Learn to fly

    For a boy in the 1920s it seemed like a dream. Becoming an airplane pilot once. Especially for the not-so-wealthy this stayed a dream. They couldn’t get closer to the skies than on this postcard which I found in France. The untouched landscape with peaceful sailing boats and a picturesque road on land is a big…

  • Dodenherdenking bij het Kazemattenmuseum Kornwerderzand

    Dodenherdenking bij het Kazemattenmuseum Kornwerderzand

    Since 2012, I’ve made it a tradition to visit Kornwerderzand on the Afsluitdijk every Dodenherdenking (Remembrance of the Dead in the Netherlands) on the 4th of May. Because it’s a site with great history: here the Dutch army had some succes in preventing the Germans from breaking through the defence lines in May 1940. Because…