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Romy Fernandez
On May 4th in Nijmegen, several ceremonies remember the victims during WWII. Mayor of Nijmegen Hubert Bruls unveiled a plaque with an honorary list of the fallen soldiers of the Second World War on Plein 1944 square. After that, the commemorations took place at the "Kitty de Wijze", a monument that it has become the symbol of the Jewish in Nijmegen who were deported and never come back. Then from St. Stephen's Church a silent procession took the streets to the "Keizer Traianusplein", where two monuments in remember of the victims of the WWII stand up. The official ceremony started with two minutes of silence, after that, Mayor of Nijmegen Hubert Bruls, gave a speech remembering the victims and the facts happened during the war.
Mayor of Nijmegen Hubert Bruls unveiled a plaque with an honorary list of the fallen soldiers of the Second World War on Plein 1944 square.
Mayor of Nijmegen Hubert Bruls giving a speech at "Kitty de Wijze", a monument that it has become the symbol of the Jewish in Nijmegen who were deported and never come back.
Ceremony at the St. Stephen's Church.
From St. Stephen's Church a silent procession took the streets to the "Keizer Traianusplein".
People at the "Keizer Traianusplein", where two monuments in remember of the victims of the WWII stand up.
WWII veterans doing the military salute during the ceremony.
The official ceremony started with two minutes of silence, after that, Mayor of Nijmegen Hubert Bruls, gave a speech.