Dutch beauties escort American soldiers to a dance, late 1944-5

Dutch beauties escort American soldiers to a dance, late 1944-5

American soldiers escort a group of Dutch children dressed up in traditional costume for a concert after the liberation in February, 1945 - this is just the sweetest picture ever. These big tall soldiers and those little doll babies!

Delft, The Netherlands. #greetingsfromnl

Delft, The Netherlands. Home of the Delft Blue China

Young skater with safety cushion. Netherlands, 1933.

Young skater with safety cushion - Dutch boy with a pillow strapped on his backside in order to soften the falling on ice while skating. The Netherlands 1933 - Retronaut

Dutch Children in Fisher town Urk. Photo by Wiel van der Randen (1897-1949)

Dutch Children in Fisher town Urk. Photo by Wiel van der Randen Dit moet zijn: Volendam (this could so be my brother and I!) Love the wooden clogs!

Dutch hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) the best x fore breakfast on a soft fresh white with butter

Typical Dutch hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) Remember these from when I was little, I really need to get ahold of some of these!

Casper Ten Boom 84yr old Dutch Hero who was Arrested for Aiding Jews and resisters during WW2 he was interrogated in prison, by the Gestapo who told him they would release him because of his age so that he could "die in his own bed". He replied: "If I go home today, tomorrow I will open my door to anyone who knocks for help". When asked if he knew he could die for helping Jews, he replied, "It would be an honor to give my life for God's chosen people."

Casper Ten Boom old Dutch Hero who was Arrested for Aiding Jews and…

WWII Dutch girls write slogans and messages for friends and relatives in other towns on tanks

bag-of-dirt: “Two Dutch girls use chalk to write slogans and messages for friends and relatives in other towns on a tank after the liberation of Breda by the Allied Polish Armoured Division.

Henk Drogt served as a policeman during WW2 when he was ordered in 1943 to round up Jews in the city of Groningen, in the north of the country. He refused and joined the Dutch resistance, helping many Allied pilots who were shot down escape and get back to Britain. In August 1943 he was arrested and later executed by the Nazis. His son received in his father's name on September 22, 2008, Israel's highest honor for people who rescued Jews from the Holocaust, the Righteous Among the Nations.

Henk Drogt (Hollandais, - Policeman during WWII, he refused to round up Jews in Groningen and joined the dutch resistance, helping many Jews and allied pilots. He was arrested in August 1943 by the Nazis, and executed later of April

Dutch money before the euro...een KNAAK !

nl - - - - - - - Dutch money before the euro.

Speculaas

Wind Mill cookies with milk for snack time in Kindergarden.

Dutch boy somewhere in Holland, 1944.

A Dutch boy stands alongside a building badly damaged by the war,

House of the Three Gilded Herrings, built in 1575 from the profit the owner made from fishing in Sweden (Skåne), in Deventer, Netherlands

House of the Three Gilded Herrings, in the city of Deventer, The Netherlands, built in 1575 from the profit the owner made from fishing in Sweden (Skåne).

Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division alongside members of the Dutch Resistance during Operation Market Garden. Eindhoven, The Netherlands - September, 1944.

Members of the Eindhoven Resistance with troops of the US Airborne Division in Eindhoven during Operation Market Garden, September 1944

Peter Tazelaar, Dutch resistance fighter, original inspiration for James Bond.

Peter Tazelaar, Dutch resistance fighter, original inspiration for James Bond. That kinda makes me proud to be a dutchy.

Patatje Oorlog: friet met pindasaus en mayonaise chips half mayo half sate peanut sauce

Patatje oorlog "Fries at war", lol. Fries with peanutsauce, mayonnaise, chopped raw onions and sometimes curry sauce as well - delish!

Self-portrait in oriental attire with poodle - Rembrandt

Rembrandt - Self-Portrait in Oriental Attire with Poodle, 1631 oil on panel, Musee du Peit Palais, Paris

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