Memorial Airmen

This memorial is located in the Memorial Garden adjacent to the National Military Museum. The text on the curved wall of the memorial is:

THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM


The names of staff of the Royal Netherlands Airforce, Miltary Airservice Royal Dutch East Indies Army and Naval Air Service who were killed in action.

and


MEMORIAL COLUMNS FOR AIRMEN
TO COMMEMORATE
ALL DUTCH VICTIMS OF MILITARY AVIATION
WHO WERE KILLED IN AN AIRCRAFT
AS A DIRECT RESULT OF WAR ACTIONS
OR DURING AN AIR ACCIDENT
WHILE ON A MISSION

HERE ARE ALSO COMMEMORATED THOSE
WHOSE NAMES REMAIN UNKNOWN.

UNVEILED BY COMMANDANT LUCHTSTRIJDKRACHTEN,
LUITENANT-GENERAAL J.H.M.P. JANSEN

SOESTERBERG, 27 MAY 2010

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Source

  • Text: Arjan Vrieze
  • Photos: Paul Moerenhout (1) & Arjan Vrieze (2,3,4,5)