Remembrance Day May 4

When in Amsterdam...May 4 is Remembrance Day. The day remembers those who experienced war and peace-missions. Men,women, children, and animals who suffered are not forgotten.

The Queen of the Netherlands makes her yearly trip to Amsterdam's Dam Square. Her Highness bring family, students and political dignitaries of city, province and state.

Flowers are laid at the National Monument on the east end of Dam Square. A young student whom represents the country's young, reads a poem of their hand. Two minutes silence is observed by the country.

Lest we forgot.

When in Amsterdam....respect!

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