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Museum Schokland

Museum Schokland is an open-air museum in the Noordoostpolder about the history of the former island of Schokland and the surrounding polder. There are objects and components of salvaged plane wrecks to be seen from World War II, including a propeller from Avro Lancaster III JA902 JO-D of No. 463 Squadron RAF. This aircraft came down in the Noordoostpolder in the night of 2 to 3 January. Five of the crew members are buried in the Vollenhove cemetery. F/O Gage, P/O Symonds and F/Sgt. Toohey are still missing.

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Source

  • Text: TracesOfWar & Lennard Bolijn
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze

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