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Memorial Bombardment Alexanderkazarne 10 May 1940

On May 10, 1940 around 04:00 in the morning, the German air force bombed the Prince Alexander Military Barracks in The Hague. As a result, 66 hussars of the Cavalry where killed and over 150 soldiers and officers where injured.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze

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