May 5th, Wageningen. Wageningen also knows as the ‘City of Liberation’, is especially connected to the remembrance days here on 4 and 5 May, as the capitulation which ended World War II in the Netherlands was signed in the town’s Hotel de Wereld in 1945. During the Liberation day, The Liberation Parade or the Bevrijdingsdefilé in Dutch is celebrated each year and reunites veterans and military successors to pay tribute to all those who gave their lives during WWII. This year also 27 British veterans were warmly welcomed, they arrived in authentic taxis from London.
Pieter van Vollenhoven Jr. husband of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and member, by marriage, of the Dutch Royal House.